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Social Networks mashed with The Godfather


Ok, you’d probably have to be a fan of The Godfather and some knowledge of social networks to understand it, (not sure I do), but here’s a blog post from Social News Watch comparing:
Reddit as Sonny Corleone
Propeller as Fredo Corleone

Digg as Michael CorleoneDigg as Michael Corleone:
With more direct traffic than the other social media websites combined, Digg is the current Godfather. Choices made by Digg and by the masses of its members can make or break a story or a website. When Michael spoke, people got buried. When Digg speaks, servers can be shut down.

The media focus is always on Digg, just as with Michael. Its popularity has been a tremendous driving force in the growth of social media as a whole. If you ask Kevin Rose what he thought, would he say something like, “Every time I think I’m out they pull me back in.”?

Newsvine as Tom Hagen

Well, I was thinking more along the lines of The Sound of Music myself *runs off singing*

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

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