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Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Social Graph is Neither (Pinboard Blog)

Excellent lambasting of the shortcomings of the “social graph” concepts. Many good quotes in here.

“Asking computer nerds to design social software is a little bit like hiring a Mormon bartender. Our industry abounds in people for whom social interaction has always been more of a puzzle to be reverse-engineered than a good time to be had, and the result is these vaguely Martian protocols.”

The Social Graph is Neither (Pinboard Blog)

Tags: socialgraph, social, facebook, relationships, graph, socialnetworking, marketing, foaf, rdf, xfn, opengraph, google