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What’s In a Name? Now Facebook Has The Answer

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on June 15, 2009

It was not long back when Facebook announced its latest feature of allowing users to have their personalized URLs with a username of their choice. The move has been an influencing one for the users so far, as the social networking giant nearly recoded 6 million usernames in the first two days itself.

The counting has exceeded 5.75 million already and is continuing to grow, as Facebook members are busy claiming their personalized Internet address. A spokesman for the company said that over 500,000 and 3 million users registered in the first 15 minutes and 12 hours respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Social Networking Sites – Virtual Real Estates

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on June 10, 2009

social-networking-real-estateThe global recession has created problems for a number of people to acquire a land- property or a home.  In fact land properties across the world are experiencing inflated rates, adding to the buyers’ woes. However, social networking sites are inviting worldwide users to invest in their site and find a virtual property to live in. Here, the investment is not in terms of money, but time. No wonder there is such an explosion in the usage of social networking sites since the last couple of years or so.

Finding a virtual property (i.e. becoming a member of a social networking site) is not a difficult task. There are plenty of options available for the users such as Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Orkut, Friendster, Twitter, LinkedIn, amongst host of others. Quite amazingly, most of these online properties are competing amongst themselves to attract more number of users, and eventually more number of advertisers. Read the rest of this entry »

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