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Zurker - a new social network with a difference

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Zurker - a new social network:

http://www.zurker.net/i-271732-iaxgtugifc

My first reaction - "do we need yet another social network?"

After reading about the philosophy of Zurker, my answer was "yes" - because it is one that is owned by the network members and responsive to needs of the network members, rather than being a centralized, corporate, profit-oriented, juggernaut.

Zurker is literally a member-owned application.  You actually get shares in the company and so can profit from its growth.

And Zurker is driven by democracy. It's new - and still developing. Instead of changes being introduced top-down (whether you wanted the change or not) Zurker seeks out your ideas and feedback, so that their development team can develop the social application most in tune with what users actually want.

And it's free, of course.  Check it out here:

http://www.zurker.net/i-271732-iaxgtugifc


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Phyllis Smith's curator insight, August 7, 2013 7:44 PM

If you didn't get involved with Facebook on the ground floor - you now have that opportunity with this new social network - Zurker

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Zurker - a social network with a difference

Zurker - a social network with a difference | Business Updates | Scoop.it

Zurker - a democratic social network: http://www.zurker.net/i-271732-iaxgtugifc

Stewart Marshall:

"My first reaction - do we need yet another social network?

After reading about the philosophy of Zurker, my answer was "yes" - because it is one that is owned by the network members and responsive to needs of the network members, rather than being a centralized, corporate, profit-oriented, juggernaut."

Check it out here: http://www.zurker.net/i-271732-iaxgtugifc


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Phyllis Smith's curator insight, August 7, 2013 7:44 PM

If you didn't get involved with Facebook on the ground floor - you now have that opportunity with this new social network - Zurker

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Zurker - a social network with a difference

Zurker - a social network with a difference | Business Updates | Scoop.it

Zurker - a new social network:

http://www.zurker.net/i-271732-iaxgtugifc

My first reaction - "do we need yet another social network?"

After reading about the philosophy of Zurker, my answer was "yes" - because it is one that is owned by the network members and responsive to needs of the network members, rather than being a centralized, corporate, profit-oriented, juggernaut.

Zurker is literally a member-owned application.  You actually get shares in the company and so can profit from its growth.

And Zurker is driven by democracy. It's new - and still developing. Instead of changes being introduced top-down (whether you wanted the change or not) Zurker seeks out your ideas and feedback, so that their development team can develop the social application most in tune with what users actually want.

And it's free, of course.  Check it out here:

http://www.zurker.net/i-271732-iaxgtugifc


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Phyllis Smith's curator insight, August 7, 2013 7:44 PM

If you didn't get involved with Facebook on the ground floor - you now have that opportunity with this new social network - Zurker