I just spent an hour decompressing with Marc Canter about all the Open Social and Facebook stuff along with a TON of coverage of how the Social Media space is shaking out (I call it the Social Media Starfish).
He runs Broadband Mechanics, which makes social networks for a variety of businesses around the world including the Times of India and the Sacramento Kings basketball team. He doesn’t call them social networks, by the way, preferring to call them “DLAs” or “Digital Lifestyle Aggregators.”
Anyway, everytime I have a chat with him I learn a ton. Here’s an hour’s worth of Marc, in three pieces.
I’ll try to pull out the key things he taught me, but wanted to get these up ASAP.