Yes, You. Each and every one of you. Time named user-generated media such as blogs, social media (think MySpace and Facebook) and video-sharing sites (namely YouTube) as their "Person of the Year". Here's a selection from the, well, selection:
“And for seizing the reins of the global media, for founding and framing the new digital democracy, for working for nothing and beating the pros at their own game, TIME’s Person of the Year for 2006 is you.”The move is smart because what will most user-generated sites do? Link straight to the Time article sending their traffic through the roof.
P.S. - Thanks to Darren at ProBlogger for the link.
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