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Stay away from social networking Companies warned

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by temi, Dec 16, 2007.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    Many companies are thinking about how they can take advantage of social-networking technology, but analysts at Gartner are warning against getting caught up in the hype.

    Businesses are advised to consider certain issues before investing in or developing internal social-networking tools. These include protecting personal intellectual property, as well as people's preference for using existing nonprofessional, external networks such as
  2. vicdigi

    vicdigi New Member Webmaster

    To this extent, I think I agree.

    What happens when you write an article and someone diggs it. How does this work in Google's eyes.

    Is it eventually seen as duplicate content? Will Digg get one over you on you because of their popularity?

    Curious how this eventually turns out!
  3. SkinnerW

    SkinnerW New Member Webmaster

    When someone diggs your article they post link to to your initial submission on theirs profile page. If anything is "duplicated" is the title of your submission and link to your article. Isn't that the point to gain as many links with relevant anchor text as possible?

    I don't see any possible implications from social bookmarking sites unless Google declares them all to be link farms or bad neighborhoods...

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