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The secret history of Social Networking

Been listening to a fantastic series of of podcasts from the BBC charting the rise and future of social networks. Includes interviews with all the big hitters, and some really great insights from young people in the Middle East on how social networks facilitated the uprisings there – take a listen here:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00y5jgf

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Danish museum launches social souvenirs

Ever had the terrible experience of turning up at an event to discover that someone else is wearing the same T-shirt as you?

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde, Denmark offers one answer…

They’ve launched a “social souvenir” in the form of limited edition T-shirts. When you buy one, you provide your name address, allowing museum staff to map your T-shirt on google maps.

Ultimately the shirt rack will be empty, and the google map will be filled with little T-shirt tags across the world.

And you’ll know where not to wear your limited edition souvenir.

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