Article: With too many participants social networking starts to break down

A very interesting short article that social media addicts need to read.

Clive Thompson in Praise of Online Obscurity | Magazine

When it comes to your social network, bigger is better. Or so we’re told. The more followers and friends you have, the more awesome and important you are. That’s why you see so much oohing and aahing over people with a million Twitter followers. But lately I’ve been thinking about the downside of having a huge online audience. When you go from having a few hundred Twitter followers to ten thousand, something unexpected happens: Social networking starts to break down.

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~ by WPA Staff on February 16, 2010.

One Response to “Article: With too many participants social networking starts to break down”

  1. Thank you for the article. I found it very interesting and it got me thinking. I am now thinking that I need to create a loyal following to my blog instead of a large and disloyal following.


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