Social Networking Fatigue February 20, 2007Posted by Malene Charlotte Larsen in MySpace, Social Networking, Web 2.0.
Day by day more and more social networking sites are emerging and it can be really difficult to keep up with them all, not least to keep your different profiles and networks up-to-date. Recently, I stumbled across the term “social networking fatigue” which signifies the:
Mental exhaustion and stress caused by creating and maintaining an excessive number of accounts on social networking sites.
Read more about that term here.
However, it seems that there is now a solution to that problem. Yesterday my colleague Thomas Ryberg told me about a new kind of social networking service, Explode, that makes it possible to connect to all your friends without signing up to the many different sites that they use. Thomas writes about the service:
I guess one could call it a meta-social networking site – as it is not as such a social networking site itself, but can aggregate your friends across different sites and have them displayed anywhere you want […] – no more see my Myspace contacts here, see my bloglogcommunity here, see my 100 other networks here …I think that’s quite clever…