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Special Report on Social Networking from the Economist

From: Brian Gryth <briangryth@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 09:06:47 -0700
Message-ID: <894ba28d1001290806v7f6f1e1p9c714e8c85701dc7@mail.gmail.com>
To: eGovIG IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Hello all,

Just wanted to share some information.  The January 30th edition of The
Economist contains a special report on social networking.  The report is
available on-line for download at

The following are links to the individual stories:

   - A world of connections
   social networks are changing the way people communicate, work and play, and
   mostly for the better, says Martin Giles
   - Why social networks have grown so fast
   - Twitter’s transmitters
   magic of 140 characters
   - Profiting from social
networks have a better chance of making money than their critics
   - Small businesses and social
businesses are using networks to become bigger
   - Yammering away at the
distraction or a bonus?
   - Social contracts
   smart way to hire workers
   - Privacy 2.0
   a little, take a little
   - The future of social networking
   - Sources and acknowledgments
   - Martin Giles,  US technology correspondent, on the uses and business
   models of Twitter and

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