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Fame on the Internet

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 18, 2002

David Gallagher is looking for some input on a story he’s writing: “Why hasn’t the Internet made more people famous? The number of people who have entered the pop-culture mainstream purely as a result of their Internet activities is very small. There’s Mahir, Drudge and… anyone else? Why does Internet “stardom” so rarely cross over into mass-market popularity?”