We’ve underestimated the power of social networks: they will change the world

Posted by on Nov 5, 2013

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“We have underestimated the impact of quality social networks,” says Ciarán O’Leary, partner at Venture Capital firm Earlybird. “We used to kill each other because we didn’t know what was going on elsewhere, so would buy into Russia or the US being portrayed as evil. But in a connected world with global friends, we’re not going to war with people we see everyday within our social network. We’re globally connected and can see what’s going on.”

Read more (Wired)

 

We’ve underestimated the power of social networks: they will change the world

Posted by on Nov 5, 2013

Bildschirmfoto 2013-11-05 um 15.39.08

 

“We have underestimated the impact of quality social networks,” says Ciarán O’Leary, partner at Venture Capital firm Earlybird. “We used to kill each other because we didn’t know what was going on elsewhere, so would buy into Russia or the US being portrayed as evil. But in a connected world with global friends, we’re not going to war with people we see everyday within our social network. We’re globally connected and can see what’s going on.”

Read more (Wired)