<< by Alex Katzen on June 24th, 2013
Remember how much drama Facebook caused with newsfeed? No one liked it. It was strange because it was new and maybe a bit
stalker-esque. With any new idea, there’s always resistance. Just like we are now so accustomed to perusing our newsfeeds, soon we may take a step further and share tangible things.
Jeremiah Owyang gave an electrifying keynote at the Vocus Demand Success Conference this past Friday, about the collaborative economy, an economic model where ownership and access are shared between people, startups and corporations. We’re seeing an increase in sharing among the youth. It’s not uncommon because young people have less. As we get older, there are things we won’t share, like our homes. The stuff we have stored away though is up for grabs.