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MySpace to Launch Secret Shows in India

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on May 28, 2009

myspace-musicHoping to build its brand in the Indian social networking market, MySpace is geared up to take the offline route by launching ‘Secret Shows’ in India – a platform for upcoming talented musicians. It will also roll out a music portal called ‘Music Central’ that will stream music content from regional and independent artists together with Bollywood music.

Hari Krishnan, the MySpace country manager believes that the debut Secret Show, which is scheduled to take place in Mumbai this Friday, will attract up to 400 music enthusiasts. The concert would be held free of charge for MySpace users and the company would also facilitate on-the-spot registration for new users, said Krishnan. By launching this initiative, the Rupert Murdoch-owned social networking site plans to organize at least one Secret Show per month in major Indian cities like New Delhi, Bangalore, etc. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ibibo – Much More Than a Social Network

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on May 21, 2009

ibibo_logoAt a time when majority of the upcoming social networking sites are focusing on a niche segment or industry, ibibo is one fearless player that is gaining tremendous attention in the Indian market space by offering multiple social media services. The site, which is well-known to provide platform for budding artists and talents, is an excellent example of a complete social media package.

Following are the different social media services at ibibo: Read the rest of this entry »

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Facebook Adapts to the Indian Culture

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on May 9, 2009

Look out Orkut, you have a tough competitor out there – Facebook! The social networking giant, which is hugely popular in the US and Europe, is now spreading rapidly across the emerging economies. India – a hot market for social networking – is proving to be a great potential for Facebook to expand its over 200 million subscriber base even further.

To make its position strong in the Indian social networking market, Facebook has announced an Indian interface which will help local users to connect with their friends in 6 different languages – Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Bengali. 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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