The Two Types Of Social Network

BuzzFeed explores the different types of social networks (mainly Facebook and Twitter) and concludes that we’re headed right back to where we started, privacy and direct messaging, “AIM.”   

Message-heavy services like Snapchat, Kik and Whatsapp — are more “social” and less “network” than what came before. 

For the past few months, I’ve been sending more content I might have shared on Facebook or broadcasted or Twitter to my direct audience via iMessage where I know I’ll get a response.    

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By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of and four books.