[iDC] Replacing Facebook

Jean Burgess jean at creativitymachine.net
Thu May 27 08:12:49 UTC 2010

Speaking of which, the fact that this list is moderated, and that this  
is done from the Northern hemisphere, makes it difficult to have real/ 
dynamic conversations. Is this a decision that could be revisited?


On 27/05/2010, at 7:26, Geert Lovink <geert at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I certainly plan to join the Facebook exodus. I am confident a lot of
> others on iDC will do so as well. It was just a matter of time,
> waiting for the right moment. Now it's there: May 31.
> http://www.quitfacebookday.com/
> After that I am keen to discuss alternatives like Crabgrass (developed
> by riseup.net) and perhaps Ning (as a commercial in-between stage for
> the addicts), and many other applications and platforms that are out
> there.
> For me social networking is a cultural logic, a skill (for certain
> times)--and a menace (in this time and age).
> It is going to be a good thing that social networking sites will
> evolve from large corporate platforms to flexible, scalable tools.
> Greetings, Geert
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