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October 10, 2006

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Raimo van der Klein

I am sure that in the end 'local' communities are more relevant then local ones. Even in a global community you wish to find a local playground. Probably the problem with object oriented social networks(youtube) is that local content is not sufficient to reach a critical mass to start building the community. A database which is not filled is not relevant nor worth discussing about).

Maybe you need to start global with UGC communities and then split up to local ones with local partners/ads.

Great to start to see some figures about this.

Have a nice day!

Tomi T Ahonen

Hi Raimo

Good thinking, yes sounds very likely. We'll follow the matter of course.

Tomi :-)

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