Gated online communities

Fascinating story in the Washington Post called Which Side of the Velvet Rope Are You on? that an increasing number of websites are pushing their exclusivity. Basically, the un-hip aren’t allowed to participate in the virtual community.

Hmm. The polo set finally comes to online social networking.

2 Responses to “Gated online communities”

  1. Marc says:

    Yes I think the phenomenon of Gated Online Communities it’s just in its infancy so far. I found a new site which is just dedicated to “Gated” Communities featuring a link to a site called, which seems to take the smallworld concept a step further.