Read/Write Web takes a look at peer-to-peer (P2P) networks and applications. While the themes of collaboration, empowerment and access mirror those of other social media elements (blogs, etc) – these networks really take things to the next level.
For a B2B publisher – it goes beyond just a communication platform for your industry. Now, individuals can truly collaborate. The Read/Write Web article is a great primer on the topic. Part 2 is available here: “P2P: Potential Future Applications.”