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Share This! by Deanna Zandt

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2 Are We There Yet?

NO DOUBT ABOUT IT: Social networks have landed in our culture, and they’re planning to stay a while.

During late 2008 and early 2009, Facebook doubled in size, growing from 100 million registered users to 200 million in eight months,1 and then added another 150 million users by early 2010.2 Twitter’s popularity skyrocketed during most of 2009, jumping from 4.5 million visitors to more than 20 million.3

And yet, for all those impressive numbers, and for all the horn-tootin’ that happens about the disruptive and democratizing potential of the Internet, we’re still seeing the Big Important Conversations being dominated by the same old, same old.4 Despite the fact that women, for example, make up over half of the active users ...

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