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xing formerly known as openbc

Since 5/2005 I am member of xing.com (www.xing.com) formerly known as openbc. The first German business community. Many people I know from my job I am connected over Xing today. An advantage of being member of such a  B2B community is … Continue reading

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first private communities

In 1999 Shawn Fanning developed the napster software. The first software to share files over a P2P network. Napster was directly followed by winmx. This software had the function of instant messaging.  So users with the same interests met on … Continue reading

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Entrance to my first community

I remember it was 1999 as I tried friendscout24.  It was one of the first dating portals in Germany. As I came to friendscout there were maybe 100 thousand  members on the platform. After 2 weeks you nearly knew the … Continue reading

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