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LittleSis, a facebook for powerful Americans

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 15, 2009

LittleSis (clever name!) bills itself as an “involuntary facebook of powerful Americans, collaboratively edited by people like you”. It’s intended to be a resource for anyone who wants to know more about politicians, CEOs, etc., especially:

…investigative journalists, social scientists, political opposition researchers, social justice activists, public interest attorneys, business intelligence types, [and] amateur dirt diggers at the fringes, posting their findings to blogs, message boards, email lists, zines, and elsewhere.

Like Facebook, the site has a particular emphasis on how all these people are connected: politically, financially, socially. The best way to see what it’s all about is to check out some profiles: Barack Obama, Michael Bloomberg, and the list of the 400 richest Americans.

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