***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** I blogged a response ( http://weblogsky.com/2008/01/the_politics_of_facebook.html), but I was more interested in his concern about the politics of Facebook's board of directors and their "ownership of" the community.My point: those who own and control a community platform don't own and control the community. His argument about "the substitution of digital networking for 'real life'" is based on his assumption that such networking represents a substitute for, rather than a complement to, face to face relationship. That part of the piece is IMO irrelevant, given that it's completely subjective. ~ Jon L. On Jan 16, 2008 4:48 AM, Moses Boudourides <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > Hi, > You might find it interesting: Tom Hodgkinson has written an op-ed in The > Guardian on Facebook, where he's sort of campaigning against the > substitution of digital networking for real life. -- Jon Lebkowsky http://weblogsky.com Polycot Associates http://polycot.com _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.