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The best social network you've (probably) never heard of is one-five-hundredth the size of Facebook. It has no video chat feature, it doesn't let you check in to your favorite restaurant, and there are no games. The company that runs it has just four employees, one of whom is responsible for programming the entire operation. It has never taken any venture capital money and has no plans to go public. Despite these apparent shortcomings, the site's members absolutely adore it. They consider it a key part of their social lives, and they use it to forge deeper connections with strangers—and share more about themselves—than you're likely to see elsewhere online.
is such a great community and social network. Prev
posted by Foci for Analysis
on Jul 7, 2011 -
Some say economics is changing so radically that attention
is of more value than money or material wealth. If that's true, then should Paris Hilton and Britney Spears be considered role models? Must we each be stars
in order to be a success, to get anything achieved, or to gain even the slightest traction?
posted by kmartino
on Feb 28, 2008 -
The Democratic party launches a suite of tools to keep in touch with politically active friends, find events near you, raise money and more.
posted by empath
on Sep 5, 2006 -
Warning to chatroom users after libel award for man labelled a Nazi.
"Mr Keith-Smith told the Guardian that he took action after a debate about the Iraq war in 2003 on a Yahoo! message board with about 100 members turned ugly. "She was very pro-Bush. Initially, she called me lard brain and I wasn't particularly concerned about that. Then she called me a Nazi," he said."
posted by gsb
on Mar 23, 2006 -
is "an interactive online visualization that attempts to depict a slice through the romantic lives of American teenagers. Using real postings extracted from millions of online blogs, visitors to the project can surf through tens of thousands of specific romantic relationships in which one person has "dumped" another." Launched yesterday at the Whitney
. Frenetic social data browser with voyeuristic blog-sniffer available here
posted by jessamyn
on Feb 15, 2006 -
Finding good coffee -
I am a big fan of both del.icio.us
and good coffee (i.e. not over-roasted crud from Starbucks), so I was very happy to see the two combined in CafeSpot
which calls itself "a social guide to independent cafes, coffee shops, restaurants and more".
posted by arete
on Aug 10, 2005 -
Yahoo gets social.
Yahoo's new search is designed around your contact list. Save a few bookmarks with some notes and the next time anyone within two degrees of you searches on that topic, they'll see your bookmarks above random search results. Oh, and it's got tags
too. Will this kill search engine gaming? What's Google going to do to compete, buy delicious
and incorporate that?
posted by mathowie
on Jun 28, 2005 -
First launched during the week of no-metafilter, Flickr is a new kind of social software application (in the tradition of Friendster
) - but, after making friends and forming groups
, it actually gives you something to do! Created by a team led by Mefi's own sylloge
, Flickr is also a collaboration focused Flash-based application that allows you to share picture files with friends, comment on them and post them directly
to your weblog
. An exposed set of services
is also leading to a host of interesting ideas
posted by vacapinta
on Mar 12, 2004 -