Archive for the ‘ning’ Category

Inbox 2.0 – I Think it’s Too Late to Matter for Social Networking (but fix them anyway)

TweetI’ve been reading a few of these posts about Inbox 2.0 and the “Biggest Social Graphs” and they line up with some things I’ve been thinking as well. I’ve posted two blurbs recently on email and social networking – you can read them here and here. Overall, I do agree that email inboxes do contain […]

OpenSocial – Is Opening Up the Answer?

TweetI’ve been reading a bunch of posts about Google and friends launching the Open Social. So far, my favorite posts are this one, this one, and this one. Overall, I am skeptical (are you surprised?) that simply “opening up” is the recipe for victory. A few thoughts arranged in some rough form. At the end […]

Will Ning Help or Hurt the Social Networking Ecosystem?

TweetWith all of the blogosphere buzz about the re-launch of Ning, I thought I would go ahead and play with the tool and try to set up a new social network on the fly. I timed myself and I was able to create a very basic social networking application for residents of my hometown and […]