The future of media: will it create a stronger society? Think again

Is the trend in social media really moving towards building stronger networks? Or is it really just weakening them? If we look back at the last several years from the dawn of the “social networking” revolution in the early- to mid-2000s, we will find an interesting trend: social networking models have gone from being defined […]

Is Pinterest the first of a new breed of Facebook-killers?

I remember back when Facebook was still a nice site. By nice, then, I don’t mean it is unpleasant now. It was “nice” then because it didn’t mean to be anything else but a place for people to get togther. It was social in the purest sense of being social. People re-connected with old friends […]

It’s the end of Friendster as we know it

Had Friendster been the only social networking site today, and it would be end of the world as its tens of millions of users know it. But then the reality as Nikolai Galicia, Friendster and Money Online (Friendster’s Malaysian owner) country manager for the Philippines sees it is that “It’s a Facebook world”. Indeed, Facebook […]