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[Discussion]Gravity - The Evolution of the Message Board

Discussion in 'Fan Design - Sites and Graphics' started by darth_nemisis, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. darth_nemisis

    darth_nemisis Jedi Master star 6

    May 15, 2004
    I was checking out TechCrunch the other day and saw [link=]This[/link]. It details a new startup company called Gravity, created by three former high-level employees of Myspace. They're creating a product called Gravity. This is many things, as I take it, one of which is the evolution of the message board. Click the link above to get more information on Gravity.

    When I found this, I was very interested in it. The article states clearly: "At a high level Gravity is an evolution on forums". That intrigued me because it brought up something I hadn't really thought about; forums have not changed much over the past decade. There are different styles, many with the ability to have add-ons/applications and what-not, but they mainly remain the same as they were in the early '90's, from what I've seen. So, what do you guys think on this subject?

    Btw, go to [link=]Gravity's Homepage[/link] to sign up to get a private invite.
  2. Fire_Ice_Death

    Fire_Ice_Death Jedi Grand Master star 7

    Feb 15, 2001
    So it's basically like mashing twitter, BBS, facebook, etc. together? Perhaps I'll be more enthused by actually using it.
  3. Salty

    Salty Jedi Master star 5

    Dec 24, 1998
    I'm interested in seeing how this evolves too There seems to be a paradigm shift from static conversations on message boards to realtime chatting on social networking sites.
  4. Kev-Mas_Colcha

    Kev-Mas_Colcha Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Dec 15, 2002
    I just got my invite yesterday. Did anyone else?