New social architecture

Social software is changing the way that we structure our social frameworks. The architecture of our social networks is starting to morph because of the extensive use of internet technology. This article looks at Danah Boyd’s PhD research on the societal implications of systems such as Friendster, yafro, and others. The key is to identify the value of each system, and then attempt to leverage that in favor of the ACS.

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  1. Geez. I didn’t realize how soon NY Times articles disappear into the archive and cost $3 to get out! I’d advise making a PDF with Adobe and offering to send a copy to anybody who inquires. I think that’d be safe legally. That’s what I’m going to do from now on.

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