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hpr1637 :: Communities Are Made of People

Zuckerberg, Facebook, friends having you back

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Hosted by FiftyOneFifty on 2014-11-11 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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Comment #1 posted on 2014-11-14T11:19:39Z by Mikael

re Facebook

Thanks for an interesting episode, FiftyOneFifty. :)

It is great to hear how people gather into communities, and even sort of spontaneous communties, to help out.

Before, I would never have thought of joining facebook, but I did a few weeks ago. Not for general "social" reasons, but mostly having to do with issues related to my health. There are very useful small communities on FB, and it is a very easy way to connect to people. It has meant a lot to me.

There are lots of problems with FB, but as you say, communities are made of people. That a corporation should be the intermediary is not nice, but FB can be a very useful tool.

As long as one doesn't put all one's ("social") eggs in one basket.

Take care

Mikael a.k.a inscius

Comment #2 posted on 2014-12-02T10:59:07Z by gigasphere

Great episode

Hey 5150,

Thanks for episode, it was a really good listen and makes you remember that it is the people that make the difference!

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