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Dave C.

Dave

PhD Candidate, Sociology at UMass Boston

Last in my five-part series on the social media bubble....

Last in a five-part series. In 1997, Scott Cherkin was the tenth employee and first salesperson hired by theglobe.com. Cherkin, now an executive vice president with Complex Media, remembers the company's initial public...

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  • Robyn T.

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    Robyn T.

    Co-Founder, CEO at Mariposa Interactive

    I've really enjoyed this series. I can't decide if we're in a bubble or not, but this does feel more substantial than 1999. I had a startup then and people were just throwing money at web ideas. Of course, within a year it all went bust, but I'm not feeling that level of hysteria right now, even if we are seeing crazy overvaluations for some companies.

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