The BBC today unveiled radical plans to rebuild its website around user-generated content, including blogs and home videos, with the aim of creating a public service version of MySpace.com.MySpace is wildly popular, more popular than Google. It is populated primarily by Millennials as well as those who see the Millennials as customers like libraries and bands, which means that "who" finds MySpace to be an acceptable place to be is growing and changing.
Even as we build digital libraries, we need to consider the social networking phenomena. Social networking tools can and should be integrated into the library systems that we build in order to increase and enhance interaction and collaboration.
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