[7 Harsh Truths about running online communities « Boagworld](http://boagworld.com/site-content/7-harsh-truths-about-running-online-communities)
Good words of warning for those looking to build communities.
[Digital Britain Unconference](http://broadstuff.com/archives/1668-Digital-Britain-Unconference.html)
A worthwhile exercise to move the Digital Britain conversation forwards.
[Flickr as a social network – BusinessWeek](http://www.businessweek.com/the_thread/blogspotting/archives/2009/04/flickr_as_a_soc.html)
Repeat after me, social networking is a feature, not a destination: "When I visited Yahoo last week researching “friendship,” they sat me down with Kakul Srivastava, the general manager of Flickr. At first I wondered why."When she started talking, I realized how blind I’d been. Flickr, with 36 million members and a staggering 3.5 billion photos, is an immense social network. It’s full of friendship data.
[Yet another 'why journalists should use Twitter' post](http://headlinesanddedlines.blogspot.com/2009/04/yet-another-why-journalists-should-use.html)
Yes, it's another piece on journalists and Twitter. But it's a good 'un.
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