Mijn gedachten over internet, media, politiek, technologie en innovatie
dinsdag 4 november 2003
A Dud in Cupid's Online Quiver?
"That's all well and good, but the Friendster froth could be a classic case of Valley disconnect with the vox populi. Essentially, it's an attempt to apply the economic theory behind eBay -- bringing buyers and sellers together to create commerce -- to a far more complex social phenomenon. And in that context, the Friendster model for dating, while fun, has a number of flaws that don't plague the personal-ad approach favored by most successful dating sites."