links for 2008-06-24
by Martin Belam, 24 June 2008
"It doesn’t let us hold hands, sing or hug. Instead of raising our lighters, it offers voting and 'thumbs up' buttons. There's no thrill there. There's no rock'n'roll. Today’s version of social is vote on it, follow or unfollow, friend or unfriend."
"The information was on line for just ten or so minutes before the edits were redacted by someone else at IBS - although half an hour later the news was made public and the Wikipedia article was re-edited again". More murky Wikipedia editing
Is it really so odd that people might actually like the Mail's content and Digg it organically, or so mysterious that submitting their own stories to social networks is a useful marketing tactic for many, many, many online businesses?