Does a Successful Niche Social Network Threaten Facebook?
In light of the privacy concerns and expanding user base on Facebook, niche sites have been stealing some of the spotlight from the reigning social network giant. VEOMED is one of the latest attempts to bring together a community outside of Facebook. Targeting the medical community, VEOMED appears to have found success in mixing features […]
5 Reasons Niche Social Networks Are Winning New Users
One constant through the many evolutions of Internet platforms is the fickleness of human beings. Especially when asked to make quick decisions. Successful products have been driven by the combination of: The “right” feature set Clarity in purpose And most importantly, the vibrant nature of communities and how accessible they are to the user. […]
Niche Social Networking For Busy Professionals
Image by Ivan Walsh via Flickr Social networking platforms like Facebook and Twitter are pioneering the way for specialized social networking sites, or niche sites, that create communities around specific interests. LinkedIn, for instance, is a social networking site geared towards working professionals who want to network for business purposes. While joining a catch-all social […]
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Niche Social Networks
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Niche Social Networks January 20th, 2012 by Juliana Weiss-Roessler Facebook and Twitter get a lot of attention in the media and from marketing experts and for good reason. They are the most popular social networksout there, and because of that, you have the opportunity to reach a far wider audience than […]
[bbc.co.uk]- Social science: Fancy building your own social network?
By Fiona Graham Technology of business reporter, BBC News, 2 December 2011 Last updated at 02:55 GMT http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15976135