Gmail Invites

Uli Fahrenberg uli at math.aau.dk
Fri Oct 29 06:25:36 PDT 2004


Archaic, Oct 28, 11:52 -0600:

> Google has come up with the perfect mass marketing gimmick ever. Names 
> and addresses are being hoarded, and the list is growing. Google will 
> make more capital in the selling of that list than in anything else 
> they hold.

You read Cringely's comments about gmail?

 	http://www.pbs.org/cringely/pulpit/pulpit20040909.html

It's not just a list; by the "A invites B invites C..." process they get 
a graph, a social network of some kind. Much more valuable than a list.

uli


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