Free services and open access are distorting the publishing world. Will the big only get bigger?
Major social media plays in science hit the rocks, as hype hits reality and the culture of science.
2Collab and Connotea are choking on spam, and they may not have the right scale or architecture to avoid a future defined by it.
Though social networking websites continue to proliferate, turning them into sustainable, revenue-generating businesses is still a difficult prospect. For sites based on the illegal distribution of copyrighted material, the process is even more difficult. Is it possible for a pirate to become a respected member of the business community?