Social Media Jumps Shark, Collides With Bubble

This is just silly. I can’t figure out if it’s a joke or not.

Truemors is a new social media site from Guy Kawasaki. Anybody can post anything they like – on the front page. I can hear a thousand blog-spam scripts firing up right now. Truerumours have added no-follow links, as if that’s going to stop anything.

Honest – you can post any old crap on there. Except, it seems, negative reviews of Truemors itself. I know. I tried. The post got pulled. Apparently some guy posting “dfdfdsfds 654656ffgfdgglkkl dfgdsfdfg dsgfdfsgfg” was more relevant.

In their About document:

First, call us romantics, but we believe in the democratization of information—that is, access for everyone to everything. …You can post your rumors, news, and sightings, and anyone with web access can read and rate them within minutes. We wish to acknowledge the pioneering and inspiring work of Twitter, BoredAt, Digg, PostSecret, PopSugar, and HotOrNot

“True Romantics”? Uh-huh. Nothing to do with making money, then?

What they’ve got is a blank wall. A blank wall that’s about to be discovered by a multitude of graffiti artists.

Already has been, in fact….

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