TITLE

Neo Cities

AUTHOR(S)
CONNELLY, PHOEBE
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
American Prospect;Sep2009, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on online communities. Particular focus is given on GeoCities, an online community of user-created Web pages which started in mid-1990s and became a precursor to online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, and blogging platforms like Blogger and WordPress. On October 26, 2009, GeoCities will be closed by Yahoo which purchased the site in January 1999. The author also offers information on how other sites such as Myspace started and their vulnerability to being shutdown such as the case of GeoCities.
ACCESSION #
44325039

 

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