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MySpace is Popular, But Are Your Friends Out There?

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on May 19, 2009

myspace-vs-facebookOne of the major reasons why MySpace is losing competition to Facebook is its inability to win the hearts of the overseas audience. No doubt it is still the leading social networking site in the US today, but when it comes to the global market share, it is Facebook that enjoys a dominant position. Moreover, the latter is also getting closer and closer to MySpace and can overtake it anytime now to achieve the first position in the US market.

According to comScore, it is Facebook that ranks as the top social networking site in the majority of European countries, where a massive chunk of the online social networking audience exists. Read the rest of this entry »

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India – Hot Market for Social Networking

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on February 18, 2009

It is really interesting to see how social networks have changed users’ perception and habits towards online communication. It all started with small communities, which slowly and steadily expanded over a period of years and ballooned into a full-fledged global interaction space for people to get connected to each other.

Just like American and European markets have shown a healthy response towards this growing trend, Asian markets have come out as a surprise package, generating one of the greatest demands for social networking industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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ibibo Changes Gear, Targets 10 Million Users

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on January 12, 2009

ibibo1Fast growing social networking portal ‘ibibo’ is ambitious of taking its toll of users to 10 million in the subsequent two years, with current user-base resting at 3.3 million

Like any other social network, ibibo too helps people to connect with each other. However, the Unique Selling Proposition (USP) of ibibo is that it allows users upload videos of their talent and let the world know about it. Ashish Kashyap, CEO at said that the online company is now targeting 10 million users by 2011 compared to 3.3 million today. Read the rest of this entry »

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