Crowd-sourcing is a form of advertising based on an appeal to social
pseudo-solidarity. Unlike other speech acts on this list, it has carries a


Bingo, Keith! I think this hits on imho the most repugnant & disturbing aspect -- the under-lying intense ego-centricity of social media hyping in general. Gathering cash via 'the network' is the same as gathering 'friends' and being 'liked' ...

cheers,
jh

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http://neoscenes.net/
http://tech-no-mad.net/blog/
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