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Social Networks

  1. life in pixels
    Brett Favre Is a Social NetworkIt sounds nuts to say that anti-Semites took advantage of Brett Favre to spread racist memes. But that’s because you think of Favre as a quarterback.
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    Why Wikipedia Puts Its Users FirstThe Wikimedia Foundation’s executive director, Katherine Maher, weighs in on incentive-based media models.
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    Jaron Lanier Q&A: ‘We Won, and We Turned Into Assholes’Tech pioneer Jaron Lanier discusses the sinking feeling you get when you’re quoted by Mark Zuckerberg, and everything else bad about the internet.
  4. science of us
    When Someone Dies, It Brings Their Extended Online Network Closer for YearsThere’s a lasting effect on Facebook interactions, according to new research on how social networks repair themselves, or don’t, after a death.
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    Mark Zuckerberg’s Ghost Haunted the Harvard 2006 ReunionSearching for the second-most-successful person at the Facebook founder’s ten-year reunion.
  6. How I Came to Love LinkedIn, Spam and AllLinkedIn is spammy, anxiety-inducing, and weirdly wonderful.
  7. gun control
    Facebook Bans Gun Sales on Its Network for Private and Unlicensed SellersThe social giant had been under pressure from gun-control advocates.
  8. vicemo
    Columbia Students Now Regret Using Venmo to Buy DrugsA reminder: This was a bad idea.
  9. the internet
    Ello and the High-Speed Hype Cycle of a New Social NetworkFor a day or so, everyone was obsessed with the site that promises to be the “anti-Facebook.”
  10. Facebook Knows When You’re Going to Break UpFacebook is now psychic.
  11. bounced
    Lindsay Lohan and Tiger Woods Booted From Same Club“We will absolutely not tolerate anyone who makes our members feel uncomfortable.”
  12. See Illustrated, Graphed Social NetworksEat it, Facebook.
  13. send our invitation asap
    Google Overwhelmed by Its Own Popularity, Coolness“Insane demand.”
  14. social networks
    Twenty or So Buyers Interested in MyspacePresumably, at least one of them is not a Kardashian.
  15. social networks
    MySpace Aims to Redefine Itself … by Mimicking FacebookHomepage to undergo major redesign.
  16. social networks
    Google Generates ‘Buzz’ with New ServiceYet another place to find out what your friends just ate for lunch.