"Web 2.0 also includes a social element where users generate and distribute content, often with freedom to share and re-use. This can result in a rise in the economic value of the web to businesses, as users can perform more activities online."
Social Networking sites added power to the application. It is providing new opportunities for sharing one’s opinion, thought and knowledge.
Social Media Facts
MySpace is not just for kids & teenagers!
- Did you know…40.6% of MySpace users are between the ages of 35-54? Source.
- MySpace has grown to over 300,000,000 people and is growing at a rate of over 230,000 per day! Source.
- MySpace achieves nearly 80% of visits to online social networking web sites Source.
- Proprietary technology
- Experts that “live” in the social networks
- Systematic Processes for developing friends
- Lead generation techniques
Blogging is one the important method used by social networking sites .It means creation of one page website. Many blogs focus on a particular topic, such as web development ,SEO, SMO,Email Marketing, Mobile marketing and some blogs focuses on Particular industries like Interchanges.com.
Blogs includes a few things
- The contents are listed in chronological, order newest on top
- Comment box for people to give comments on particular blog
- An archive of older articles
- An Internet forum is a web based application which is used for discussions and posting user-generated content .
Common ways to setup an individual forums
- Category: This is a forum where people can’t post anything it is just used for grouping other forums
- Normal' Forum: The place where people can post their discussions
- Link Forum: This is used to link other forums.
- Archive Forum: This is s now just used as an archive for old information
SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES:
Facebook is a social networking website which is increasing its popularity day by day.It was launched on 4th Feb. 2004. Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook who was a student of Harvard University .Intially it was limited to Harvard university students but later it expanded and now the whole world can use .The website has more than 70 million user.
Xanga is another networking sites which provide many web based services like weblogs photoblogs, videoblogs, audioblogs and social networking profiles . It now has an estimated 40 million users worldwide.
Sconex.com , Bebo.com ,Tagged.com , Friends.com.