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Strangership

The internet is revolutionizing the way people help each other

Implications - The internet has created a sense of community among global strangers, and people are incredibly open to the idea of helping others in their endeavors. The concept of ‘lost and found’ and ride sharing are just two examples of the willingness people show to collaborate and aid complete strangers.
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Megatrends
7 Featured, 5 Examples:
63,333 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Nov 06 — Oct 08
Trending:
Mild
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Featured Examples

Trading Clothes with Strangers
Trading Clothes with Strangers
SwapStyle.com
Tired of swiping your sister's clothes because she has more fashion sense or a more disposable income? Try swapstyle.com and swap her clothes with some complete stranger's, and you'll never get busted.… MORE
Website Reunites Missing Gloves
Website Reunites Missing Gloves
OneColdHand
Have you ever lost a mitten? If not, then surely you've seen that abandoned glove on the side of the road, crusting in ice or covered in dirt. Next time, consider picking it up, bringing it home and snapping… MORE
Lost & Found 2.0 Part II
Lost & Found 2.0 Part II
Orphan Pictures Helps You Find Your Lost Camera
Losing things can be a pain, but we've seen how the ability to post photo of found items can help reunite people with their missing possessions, like lost mittens. Now there's a website that's come up… MORE
Gift Exchanges With Strangers
Gift Exchanges With Strangers
The Freecycle Network
I think most of us have thrown stuff out stuff that we knew somebody else could have put to good use. The Freecycle Network of is made of thousands of groups worldwide that help used goods find new owners… MORE
Letting Strangers Name Your Child
Letting Strangers Name Your Child
Smart-Sourcing Baby Names
"Hey Internet, Help Us Name Our Child!" is the title of a post from Google programmer, Jason Morrison. Nothing complex here, but it is a novel way to let complete strangers pick your unborn child's name.… MORE
YouTube Helping Police Crack Cases
YouTube Helping Police Crack Cases
According to USAToday.com, police took up pursuit in cyberspace after a young Norwegian posted an Internet video of his wild car driving. Following an electronic trail that he left online, police caught… MORE
Collaborative Online Product Naming
Collaborative Online Product Naming
NameThis.com
What's in a name? Quite a bit, it seems. Marketing departments in major companies throughout the world spend big bucks to come up with clever names for their products. You can do it for only $99 USD! NameThis.com… MORE

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