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The Three Rings of Intimacy

September 12, 2008


Food for thought for social app developers (For those of you who have teenage kids this won’t come as a suprise):

Pano Anthos, CEO of our portfolio company, tells me that teens have three modes of communicating with friends at different levels of intimacy: SMS for really good friends; Facebook for a broader circle of friends; and email for old farts like teachers and parents.


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  1. September 12, 2008

    that certainly sounds like my teen!

  2. September 12, 2008

    On behalf of the rest of the “old farts”…

    some of us use all of the above 🙂

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