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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Virtual Mob Scenes

Michael Arrington writes:

The Internet has proven to be a frighteningly efficient tool to create virtual mobs. But we note two trends that suggest a bleak future: the increase in non-anonymous mob participation and the evolution of online services towards ever more efficient and real time communication platforms that facilitate mob creation and growth like never before. Things are changing online way too fast for society and culture to adapt. Something will eventually break.

link: FriendFeed, Syphilis And The Perfection Of Online Mobs


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