All posts tagged “social

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#DeleteFacebook

Earlier this week I deleted my Facebook account. If we were friends on the service and you can no longer find me, this is the reason why.  Part of why I did this certainly had to do with privacy. I read Brian Acton’s (WhatsApp cofounder)… Read More

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The social shift

Those of you who know me or are regular readers of this blog, will know that I’m an avid social media user.  My favorites – judging by battery consumption on my phone – are Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (donnelly_b). I think it’s incredible what these… Read More

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Towards more publicness

Back when the commercial internet first started to take off it was uncommon to use your real name online. Instead people relied on usernames and other pseudynoms to represent themselves. I honestly can’t remember what I used in those days, but I’m sure it was… Read More

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Pushing and pulling

Venture capitalist Chris Dixon recently published an interesting post called, Two eras of the internet: pull and push. In it, he describes two patterns that have emerged within the internet over the past decade and a half. Pull (2000s): Pull is when you are seeking information,… Read More

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How does Dirt get the dirt?

thedirtco:

Last week we spoke about why the world needs a social real estate community and how we intend to use this community to get and share property information and activity.

We’re about a week away from launching our first release (signup here and be the first to get notified) and so we thought…

How does Dirt get the dirt?

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Why the world really needs a social real estate community

thedirtco:

If you read our first blog post from last week (What is Dirt?), you probably started thinking: do we really need a social community for real estate consumers? Why can’t we leverage existing social networks, and continue to rely on industry experts and existing resources to help us understand…

Why the world really needs a social real estate community