According to popular lore, Joe Kennedy got out of the stock market just before the crash of 1929 when his shoeshine boy started giving him stock tips. Kennedy figured if shoeshine boys were in the game, then there must be a bubble. Today it seems like everybody including the proverbial shoeshine boy is jumping on the social networking bandwagon. Bebo, Classmates, MySpace, LifeKnot, Facebook, Twitter, Ecademy, Konnects, Friendster, Ning, the list goes on and on. Even FastCompany.com is a social network.
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