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Jeff Jarvis

Scott Heiferman made the same analogy:
http://scott.heiferman.com/notes/2007/05/walled.html

I think the key is openness, which I also blogged about. The internet already is a social network. The great winner will be he who helps us organize it. If Facebook only organizes itself, it will be big but only so big. If it helps organize the rest of our identities and interactions, that will be m uch bigger. That will truly be the Google of people.

My Guardian column saying this here: http://www.buzzmachine.com/facebook/

candice

One thing I just thought about regarding the constantly logging out thing, it's a security measure for the college kids, more than anything.

About the last thing you want, as a college student, is to forget to log out when you go take a shower, and your roommate, who you don't really like, and wants to steal your boyfriend, gets on to your facebook profile.

When I was a dorm-living college student, everyone in our house was a bit on the practical joker side, and god help you if you left anything unlocked and unattended.

Michael Parekh

Candice,

I agree. It's another vestigial aspect of the "College" Facebook that needs to be re-done, as the company focuses on the mainstream market.

Hope it's on their "top things to-do" list.

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