[LINK] RFC: 'Consumer-Oriented Social Media'

Stephen Loosley stephen at melbpc.org.au
Wed Feb 12 18:25:26 AEDT 2014

Roger writes,
>           The Prospects for Consumer-Oriented Social Media
>             http://www.rogerclarke.com/II/COSM-1402.html
> The term 'social media' refers to a cluster of applications and 
> online services that support human interaction and content 
> broadcasting and sharing ..  An alternative,  consumer-oriented> approach is feasible .. (As always, constructively negative feed> back gratefully received!)
Thanks Roger,  an interesting paper, and one would indeed agreethat alternative, consumer-oriented approaches are feasible, andmaybe, even seem inevitable as the various Social Medias evolve.
One ideal 'vehicle' might appear as below, via ABC Big Ideas ..
"Collaborative Consumption"
Paul Barclay | Big Ideas, ABC Radio National11th Feb 2014    http://apo.org.au/node/37721
The internet has spawned an alternative economy, connecting consumers who want to swap, share and rent goods and services rather than buy from conventional retailers. So is this good for the community and the planet? Join the panel at the Festival of Sydney as they discuss collaborative consumption ...
Ross Gittens, Economics Editor, Sydney Morning HeraldHonourable Patricia Forsythe, Director Sydney Business ChamberLauren Anderson, Chief Officer Collaborative LabOle Ruch, Managing Director AirBnBAndrew Valder, Co-founder Garage Sale TrailDr Christopher Dey, Senior Researcher School of Physics University of Sydney--

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