Social Networks: Sustainability of Content

SixApart Torn Apart?Here’s an example of situations to avoid in Online Communities (more at TechRepublic) Thousands of LiveJournal customers are rebelling against the company’s recent decision to censor hundreds of sex-themed discussion groups, a broad swath that has led to the removal of literary critiques and fan-written fiction about Harry Potter. LiveJournal, which is owned…

Second Life and security breach

I’m guessing that when Second Life said they were activity encouraging user generated content and member software… Hello Second Lifers, As announced on our website at and corporate blog at, Second Life discovered an attack on our servers on September 6, 2006. The full security bulletin is reprinted below, followed by a FAQ… online community and branded community

Ok, this is more like it… participatory marketing, within a community, with a great feedback mechanism and some (hopefully) compelling content. One of the First Social Networking Sites to Offer Advertisers Branded CommunitiesAuto Manufacturer Scion First Advertiser to Sign-On for Innovative Online Branding Campaign SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ —, a free online…

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