Thursday, October 21, 2004

PoliticalFriendster

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/21/technology/circuits/21diar.html?oref=login

Political Friendster

The site is a total clone of Friendster which in itself is pretty funny.

 

New York Times

Political Dot-to-Dot

By LISA NAPOLI

Published: October 21, 2004

 

Here's a Web site born not out of suffering from broken bones or passion for watches, but of homework. For an art class last semester at Stanford University, Doug McCune was challenged to "do something that involved the election," he said. "It was as open-ended as that."

 

The social networking site Friendster was popular on campus at the time, and it inspired Mr. McCune. "I just had the idea that since it was such a familiar concept for kids my age that using that concept to apply to politics would strike a chord," he said.

 

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http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/21/technology/circuits/21diar.html?oref=login

 

 

 

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