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Wired vs. Non-Wired Communities

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Howard Rheingold is credited for the first exploration of "virtual communities" in which members of the new community species communicate with each other exclusively or primarily through the use of online services. Since not all community groups will not adopt the emerging technologies equally, what sorts of things will become dividing lines between wired and non-wired social networks?

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