Facebook for Scholars – Not Quite
25 November 2007
Thanks to Peta Hopkins via Gulcin Cribb for the link to Pronetos that aims to be the social network for scholars. I signed up and added myself to the Web Science discipline which not surprisingly is the largest group on Pronetos so far.
According to the site an academic can:
These are useful features but simply duplicate those on many other collaborative sites such as Google Docs and Apps. There are only about 280 Pronetos users at the time of writing and critical mass is not in sight. I will watch progress with some interest.