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Is the Aardvark a Social Animal?

March 12th, 2009 · 10 Comments

A colleague alerted me to Aardvark, a social search service, scheduled to launch during SXSW, that offers users to ask question via instant messenger or email and receive live answers from your social network. Check out recent coverage by John Batelle and ReadWriteWeb. The initial press is quite positive. In particular, ReadWriteWeb compares it favorably […]

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An Attention Ponzi Scheme?

January 2nd, 2009 · 18 Comments

There’s been a lot of chatter in the blogosphere lately about whether the number of followers a person has on Twitter is indicative of that person’s authority. I give Loic Le Meur credit for starting this discussion. The most popular alternative seems to be to measure how many times someone’s messages are retweeted. I find […]

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