[Air-L] The Fallacy of Facebook's "See Friendship" 'Feature'
alex at halavais.net
Fri Nov 19 09:03:23 PST 2010
If you like this, you might also enjoy Paul Adams' presentation "The
Real Life Social Network":
On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 10:40 AM, Barry Wellman
<wellman at chass.utoronto.ca> wrote:
> Lisa Selin Davis did a story about this in TIME, Nov 18, 2010":
> "The Trouble with Facebook's New 'See Friendship' Feature"
> My key quote: "We all live in segmented, diversified worlds. We might be
> juggling girlfriends, jobs or different groups of friends. But [Facebook
> thinks] we're in one integrated community."
> In short, despite Facebook's name, they don't really understand the Social
> Network Revolution.
> Barry Wellman
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