Web TV: Network(ing) Potential

January 25th, 2010 |

The World Wide Web. Not such a bad name for the internet. The world at your fingertips. Actually, it’s the perfect definition for what the internet actually is and what it’s capable of when it comes to the science of social networking. But, there’s a snag. Social networking isn’t exactly worldwide, now is it?

It’s all who you know. And who your friends know. And who their friends know. But it’s more than that, too. If who you know is interested in what you are offering them, then it works. If who you know has friends who are interested in what you are offering, even better. If none of them are interested in what you are doing, you might as well call it the Room Wide Web. Or garbage product.

Case in point: I used to be in a well known metal band that currently has over eighty thousand MySpace friends. My personal Facebook page has over one thousand friends. All of this potential for networking is due to the product I was associated with. And let’s not mistake ourselves. Your friend count on any social networking site is really a potential number, not necessarily a concrete network.

Let’s look at my latest project, the web TV show Polyester Dreams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dallas Coyle