Trolls Would Disrupt Gov't Attempts at Social Media – Craig Newmark

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/01/09/Wiki_White_House_Can_Obama_Use_Tech_to_Transform_Govt Craigslist founder Craig Newmark discusses problems with opening up civic discussion to the online public. He warns of “trolls” who “pick fights to get attention” and suggests ways to circumvent First Amendment issues ociated with moderating discussion forums hosted by the federal government. —– Technology evangelists believe that Barack Obama has […]

Social Computing: From Message Boards to Blogs and Beyond

[Recorded Feb 14, 2006] Usenet guru Erik Fair, virtual worlds pioneer and Yahoo! Community Strategist Randy Farmer, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, and Six Apart co-founder Mena Trott, together with top Wall Street Journal columnist Kara Swisher, discuss fascinating personal stories and perspectives about social computing: yesterday, today and tomorrow. Duration : 1:34:44