Technology Aside, Most People Still Decline to Be LocatedMark Schiefelbein for The New York Times
By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER and JENNA WORTHAM
Published: August 29, 2010
Internet companies have appropriated the real estate business’s mantra — it’s all about location, location, location.
Jamie Rector for The New York Times
But while a home on the beach will always be an easy sell, it may be more difficult to persuade people to start using location-based Web services.
VC’s have poured US$115million into location start-ups. Are mainstream people using these networks yet? Not really, but with Facebook launching Places, the market is about to heat up. The New York Times reports….