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Jason Calacanis on social news

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Jason Calacanis, founder of Weblogs, Inc., discusses discusses social news, social media and the rules of the road on social networks a few days before he stepped down as general manager of Netscape in November 2006.

Interviewer: J.D. Lasica
Length: 20:38
Download MPEG-4 video (55.1 MB)

"The people who participate are hundreds of times more active on the site than the people who are passive."
—Jason Calacanis


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