by sky on Jan.18, 2010, under Communicating, Facebook, Frothy Concepts, Identity & The End of Privacy, Making organizations work, Organizations and Sociology, Our networked world, Social Entrepreneurs, Technology and geeky stuff, Videos
At LeWeb in Paris (December 2009) Chris Pirillo articulated some underlying principles for creating true (virtual) community. Matt Buckland recorded Chris’ points in text form. I’m going to make some comments on them now.
Chris started by saying “I don’t have an agenda; I don’t have an announcement…” referring, of course, to the number of companies that had been making announcements on the stage. Probably not unusual, since you want to make product announcements where they will be heard, but it was certainly being noticed this time around.
The full video of Chris’ talk appears at the bottom of this article. I’m going to pick and choose from the points that Matt jotted down.
So, what is the essence of community? Community… (continue reading…)
Facebook has opened up our individual Facebook profiles so that we have no way to restrict certain pieces of information, such as who our friends are, which are now publicly available.
EPIC—the Electronic Privacy Information Center, and nine other co-signing organizations have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission about this problem. Read what Larry Dignan says on ZDNet about this. I investigated and found that we’re all naked now… (continue reading…)