Bloggers, Friendster, and Craigslisters

April 6th, 2004

Online communities are all the rage in recent web-talk. Friendster, Orkut, RSS feeds, and blog rolls have popularized the idea of social networks in cyberspace and have given thousands of people easy access to participation in an online group. But does anybody know what these communities really look like? AudioBerkman was looking for answers to exactly this question, so we traveled to South by Southwest Interactive one example of an online community to find out what happens when a social network meets, not just in real time, but in real space. In the age of WiFi and wikis, has technology made us more interactive or less? Listen in to find out.

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