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Previewing What's Next in Social Networks

NY meeting introduces new services to new media leaders

(Newser) - What’s next for online social networking? A heavy dose of geography, writes David Kirkpatrick in Fortune’s Fast Forward. At a real-life meeting for 100 new-media notables in New York, one hot topic was adding location information to user-driven sites so that “not only will you know what... More »

Micro-Bloggers Go Big With Very Little

Newest social networking takes web shorthand to its extreme

(Newser) - Short, random and mundane musings fired from around the globe are blowing up big in an Internet phenomenon called micro-blogging. Social networking is reduced to photos and single sentences—or less—that the Financial Times notes is to the blogosphere what reality tv is to cable: compelling and mind-numbing at... More »

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