How people's attention flows on the web
24 January 2012
In the end I think it will be the emergence of a more general social contract about how to use these new tools that will change the way we think about and use social media.
I’m quoted in The Guardian. The piece is about reaction to unguarded comments that become a matter of permanent record through the use of social platforms such as Twitter, et al.
That is the significant difference: a throwaway remark is now time-stamped and keyword searchable in a database somewhere.