Social Networking Turns Swap Shop

Social Networking Turns Swap Shop
technology

200611031010Instead of bringing people together for social reasons and usually within a virtual realm, a more pragmatic kind of connecting is going on.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 3 november 2006

Over on our thought piece site sense.psfk, Maeve Keane looks at the evolution of social networking:

Instead of bringing people together for social reasons and usually within a virtual realm, a more pragmatic kind of connecting is going on. A step away from the commercial constraints of Ebay, this generation of networking websites are bringing people together according to what they can give each other, for free!These sites include: Read it Swap it where people can exchange books they don’t need, London Voices which brings London communities together and Swapz which claims to be the original swapping website where you can swap anything with anyone.

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