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The social software hype

With a lot of references to last month's Emerging Tech conference, Guardian writer Jack Schofield examines the hype around social software:

Social software is the next big thing: everybody's talking about it. A lot of people are developing exciting new programs to aid social interaction. Social software is being massively overhyped. It's just a sideshow run by a few geeks with a tenuous grip on reality.

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