Information moves at the speed of conversation Social networking is now more popular than e-mail .
Time Spent On Social Networks is Soaring Time spent up over 100% y/y (total minutes) Includes Facebook, MySpace, Blogger, Tagged, Twitter, MyYearBook, LiveJournal, LinkedIn, SlashKey Source: Nielsen NetView
“ The idea that you’re isolated when you’re online is, to me, just wrong. It’s an inherently social medium. What starts online moves offline, and what starts offline goes online. Online and offline life are inherently connected. They’re not separate worlds.”
— University of Pennsylvania sociologist Keith Hampton , who preformed an extensive ethnography of “Netville,” a new, 100 percent wired community in suburban Toronto.
The next step. Source: NY Magazine, 12/7/2008 ( http://nymag.com/news/features/52450/ )