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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
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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
http://www.economist.com/members/survey_paybarrier.cfm?issue=20100130&surveyCode=NA

The following are links to the individual stories:

   - A world of connections
   <http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displaystory.cfm?story_id=15351002>Online
   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
   <http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displaystory.cfm?story_id=15350972>
   - Twitter’s transmitters
   <http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displaystory.cfm?story_id=15350950>The
   magic of 140 characters
   - Profiting from social
networks<http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displaystory.cfm?story_id=15351026>Social
networks have a better chance of making money than their critics
   think
   - Small businesses and social
networks<http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displaystory.cfm?story_id=15350940>Small
businesses are using networks to become bigger
   - Yammering away at the
office<http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displaystory.cfm?story_id=15350928>A
distraction or a bonus?
   - Social contracts
   <http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displaystory.cfm?story_id=15350994>The
   smart way to hire workers
   - Privacy 2.0
   <http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displaystory.cfm?story_id=15350984>Give
   a little, take a little
   - The future of social networking
   <http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displaystory.cfm?story_id=15350960>
   - Sources and acknowledgments
   <http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displaystory.cfm?story_id=15351018>
   - Martin Giles,  US technology correspondent, on the uses and business
   models of Twitter and
Facebook<http://audiovideo.economist.com/?fr_story=037df1cce1344f5a977e2e7ed1363a654111c3d5&rf=bm>(audio)

Cheers,
Brian
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