“Facebook and Google are doing it wrong”

Christopher ‘Moot’ Poole (Founder of 4chan and Canvas) gave a very interesting talk about online identity at the Web 2.0 summit in San Fransisco yesterday.

I definitely agree that people are multi-faceted and as Poole says, not one dimensional mirrors as Facebook would have you believe. I also agree that Google+ missed opportunities to innovate by being restrictive with user names.


One Comment on ““Facebook and Google are doing it wrong””

  1. kevin8rbrg says:

    I think the restrictive user names give it more authenticity when you interact with the programme, but yeah we’re still in a pretty primitive stage of the social networking era. Still already it gathers and spreads loads of information about ourselves. How far are we willing to get pushed

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