Online / Offline –> Bothline
Users, though, are thrilled with their ”social peripheral vision,” says Jyri Engestrom, cofounder of Jaiku, a Helsinki, Finland, firm that allows people to embed photos with their location messages. Services like loopt, Plazes and Jaiku are augmenting the digital data consumed by people on the move, blurring the boundary between online and offline. There’s even a word for this: ”bothline.”
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