[Air-L] The slow decay of mySpace?

Martin Garthwaite marting at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 05:57:12 PDT 2007


This highlights another problem, with radio and television it was relatively
easy to identify technological stabilization; in internet time (whatever
that is?) will it ever be possible to identify technological stabilization?
I don't know the answer, but with the speed of adoption, perhaps we have to
think of new metrics?


On 8/22/07, Lois Ann Scheidt <lscheidt at indiana.edu> wrote:
> That is a very interesting question Martin, but it does implies a level
> of technological stabilization that we have yet to see.  When I started
> watching teens online, pre-PhD studies, most were in
> chatrooms/MUDs/MOOs.  When IMs developed and improved they added that
> stream to the technological grab bag.

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