Picnic 08: Matt Jones of Dopplr: Friendship Should Be Considered Harmful

Picnic 08: Matt Jones of Dopplr: Friendship Should Be Considered Harmful
technology
Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 25 september 2008

At Picnic 08, Matt Jones from Dopplr gave a short talk on his concerns around the focus on ‘friends’ in social networks. He said that he was worried that with the development of sites like Fake Friend Follower the social space seems ‘narrower’ than it was a couple of years ago. He highlighted this quote from Merlin Mann:

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.