The New Opportunity For Sharing

Technology is connecting individuals to information, other people, and physical things in ever-more efficient and intelligent ways. It’s changing how we consume, socialize, mobilize— ultimately, how
we live and function together as a society. In a global economy where the means of production are becoming increasingly decentralized, where access is more practical than ownership, what do the
successful businesses of the future need to know?
  • What’s changed about our psychology of sharing?
  • Is money the only, or even the most valuable, currency anymore?
  • How can Web, mobile and real-time technologies continue to fuel sharing?
  • What are the opportunity spaces for business owners & future sharing entrepreneurs?
This page was excerpted from the full report of The New Sharing Economy study (a collaboration between Latitude and Shareable Magazine).


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Which News Sites Are the Most Shared?

When it comes online news publications, not all sites are equal. At least not with regards to user engagement and share-ability. According to Backtype (who kindly provided the data), the following ten sites are the ‘most shared’ news sites online. The graphic illustrates how the sites are shared, who their biggest influencers are (via twitter), and what stories are being shared the most: