Blogs allowed anyone with an internet connection to be a publisher.
MySpace/Facebook allowed anyone to connect with anyone else.
YouTube allowed anyone with a video camera to connect their videos with an audience.
Foursquare allowed anyone with a phone to connect with places, and eventually people.
Twitter allowed anyone with writer’s block to share their thoughts.
Instagram allowed anyone with a phone to seem like an accomplished and sophisticated photographer.
GetGlue allowed anyone to connect with their favourite programming.
airbnb allows anyone online to connect with spare bedrooms.
Pinterest allowed anyone with desire to connect with those things they coveted.
Now, Vine allows anyone with a phone to connect with their inner film student: https://vine.co/v/bnu5Q9YtaY3
Technology and the internet have combined to connect us with information, with people, with objects and now our desires and emotions.