[Freedombox-discuss] Interesting comments on distributed social networking
On 8 October 2012 07:51, Matte <the.chaotician at gmail.com> wrote:
> Exactly what do you mean by 'grow virally' it's all very well saying that
> but on practise it's actually incredibly difficult to do deliberately with
> any measure of success. I don't mean to appear rude but in my day job I
> have to spec projects for marketeers and alarm bells start to ring if they
> say they want to create something viral.
You're right. But FBX has limited publicity options in the mainstream who
stand a lot to lose. Word of mouth is going to have to play a role?
> /my two pence
> Matt H
> On 8 Oct 2012 05:07, "Melvin Carvalho" <melvincarvalho at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 8 October 2012 03:25, Sandy Harris <sandyinchina at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 9:55 AM, Sandy Harris <sandyinchina at gmail.com>
>>> > Bennett Haselton is a well-known activist, founder of the
>>> > anti-censorship Peacefire organisation.
>>> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peacefire
>>> > http://peacefire.org
>>> > He recently made a long Slashdot post on the future
>>> > of social networking, in particular distributed social
>>> > networking
>>> > Freedombox is not discussed there. Probably it should be.
>>> > Anyone here care to add an insightful comment?
>>> There is now a follow-up post, Bennett answering various objections
>>> raised in the previous discussion, and much new discussion.
>> As time goes on the functionality that a walled garden can offer you will
>> reach a ceiling, for them to remain profitable.
>> Free software can offer unlimited functionality in the long term. Not to
>> mention privacy, which it's shown at least 1 in 4 people feel strongly
>> Just need a strategy to grow the network effect. Grow virally perhaps?
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