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Use of The City as a metaphor for the Internet/Web

I am looking for examinations of the Internet and World Wide Web that use the structure and/or history of the city as a metaphor. [more inside]
posted by 0bvious on Apr 12, 2013 - 9 answers

Help me name my social entrepreneur ideas network?

Help me name my social entrepreneur ideas network? I want to create an online idea-exchange for social entrepreneurs. They'd share their problems and help each other find solutions. I'm really struggling to find a good name for the website... [more inside]
posted by Political Funny Man on Aug 4, 2011 - 4 answers

Have I pruned my facebook friend list too much?

I've pruned my facebook friends list quite a bit. Am I going overboard or should I "refriend" some back? [more inside]
posted by lankford on Jul 10, 2011 - 21 answers

Help an academic organize interviewee data!

I'm a social scientist heading off to do a year of field research, which will include lots and lots and lots of interviewing. What tools to you recommend to keep all your interviewees' data straight, and to show how they are connected to each other? [more inside]
posted by foodmapper on Jun 6, 2011 - 8 answers

Seen any good movies lately?

2 part question: 1. I used to be a member of a movie site which made recommendations based on your likes and your friends likes and movies of a similar genre, but I've forgotten what it was called. Do you know of a site like that? Maybe I can recover my membership if I can find it again! 2. Can you recommend a social network for the cinema? Preferably one with similar characteristics to the one i used to know, with a good number of European & British, as well as US, content & users.
posted by dash_slot- on Jan 1, 2011 - 8 answers

How to build a private social network with only admin-user communication?

I'd like to create a self-hosted private social network where users can submit a photo and personal information. But when a user logs in, they should only be able to see and modify their own profile information, and they should only be able to see and communicate with the admin, not the other users. I'd like to use a CMS such as Joomla, Elgg, Drupal, or Wordpress (Buddypress?), but I'm not sure what would be the best approach.
posted by Josh Coe on Oct 15, 2009 - 5 answers

Which framework to use to build a Community website for my family?

Looking for community building tool to create a family website. I have family all across the US and would like to create a website where each family member could create their own profile, make posts, share photos. Like a MySpace or Facebook but something more private and to a degree less complex. Something that is just for invited users, something that is easy to use for non-technical users and something that I can host and administer. Open source solutions would be preferred. I have used wordpress, drupal, and joomla but each requires tweaking and modules, and lots of research to setup. Just wondering if there are any prepackages solutions or easier to use modules for WP, drupal, or joomla. Thanks.
posted by mountainfrog on Jul 15, 2008 - 6 answers

Industry-specific social networks?

Good examples of web-based professional social networks? [more inside]
posted by Fiasco da Gama on May 13, 2008 - 13 answers

How to send a bulk email to my community that doesn't come across as spam

I need help devising an enticing email invite for users to view my social network reboot. Anyone have a suggestion for a tongue & cheek crowd beyond the "Check out our new.." retoric?
posted by davidstith on Dec 10, 2007 - 8 answers

Making professsional contacts in a new city

How do I build a network of professional contacts in a new city? [more inside]
posted by TrashyRambo on Mar 24, 2007 - 5 answers

Nudity vs Porn - not a question of ethics, but a question of implementation

How would you, as a site owner, encourage people to upload photos as part of a social networking site including those with "soft" or "respectable" nudity but discourage the mountain of spam-like XXX cam girl sites from exploiting that loophole for shady business tactics? [more inside]
posted by revmitcz on Feb 14, 2007 - 9 answers

I'd like a Breedster invite. Anyone have one to give?

I'm also wondering about any other cool social networks that are not commonly known, to which I may gain membership to. Thank you.
posted by rinkjustice on Feb 10, 2006 - 17 answers

Social Network Tool

Our social network organization is looking for a web tool. Think Yahoo Groups with a few more features and better customization. Any suggestions which tools or service providers to look closer at? (More inside) [more inside]
posted by Triplanetary on Feb 15, 2005 - 3 answers

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