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Evolution of the Social Web

In Uncategorized on 2008-07-02 by Kyle Maxwell

Like a lot of other folks interested in the social Web, or just the Web overall, I have a lot of profiles scattered across many different sites: Amazon, Wikipedia, Google, Facebook, WordPress, YouTube, LinkedIn, del.icio.us, etc. And then there are my identities in MMORPGs; this is not a separate problem from Web sites. End users see “the Web” and “the Internet” as the same thing; engineers don’t necessarily, but I’m not sure that at this point it’s useful to delineate so much purely based on network protocols.

There are at least three different sorts of pain associated with this fragmentation:

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