Friday, April 11, 2008

NEW ERA OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES

In this era of 21st century with the growing increase of Web 2.0, social networking sites have done a challenging role. The concept of "Web 2.0" began with a conference brainstorming session between O'Reilly and MediaLive International. O'Reilly’ noticed that web was becoming more popular than ever before, with flourishing new applications in the market Web 1 was replaced by Web 2 , Web 2.0 is nothing but collection of approaches, which are helping to develop the world at rapid speed. These approaches, including APIs, RSS, Folksonomies, and Social Networking.

"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."
--Rajesh Barnwall

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.

Interchanges Advantages

  • 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:
Face book.
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
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.

Other sites
Sconex.com , Bebo.com ,Tagged.com , Friends.com.




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