Blog bonds: Virtual communities grow from online journals

Filed as News on October 14, 2003 3:03 pm

by Duncan

An interesting look at the social structures of the blogosphere, and blogging as a tool for social interaction.
Blog Bonds: Virtual communities grow from online journals |
“Blogs were originally solitary endeavors, free digital soapboxes for anyone to rant or publicly wallow in angst or sorrow.

Now, they’re connecting people. For a decade, Net observers have talked and written about how electronic communications could foster meaningful social connections, or virtual communities. Blogs seem to be fulfilling that role. “

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