Where is the online object-centered sociality?

Today I ran into a 5 year old blogpost by Jyri Engeström, co-founder of Jaiku. It reads as if the problem is still actual today. Engeström notes that in the social networks today a very important part is often left out. It is the part that describes what people connects. Whether it is another person, a job, an event or maybe just something both like. Many social networks make it a big deal to disconnect with person’s we don’t know anymore or forgot where we know them from. If social networks woth become object centered – like they are in real life, then we wouldn’t have to deal with this issue. Our online social connections would simply be build around the objects that connect us.

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About laurensdv
Computer Science Student, interested in creating more innovating user experiences for information access. Fond of travelling around Europe!

2 Responses to Where is the online object-centered sociality?

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