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Old 14th January 2011, 12:27 AM   #1
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Default Social Networking Ideas

There is a Facebook,Twitter and Youtube.Are you looking for more in for a social networking website.What will you look for in any new social networking site newly launched.Offer your suggestions and put in your thoughts.Thank you.

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Old 15th January 2011, 05:37 AM   #2
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Probably better categorization. Facebook and twitter seems to lump everyone together that you have to literally scour the whole site to find your friends or acquaintances.

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Old 16th January 2011, 09:49 AM   #3
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I think that social media will start trending towards niches kind of like forums have. If someone could invent a better Content Management System specifically for social media, it might fly. A lot of these forum themes do that in a somewhat satisfactory manner. They could really enhance what they do though. Remember social media includes forums like this one.

Wherever people gather to talk or exchange ideas could be considered social media.

Someone needs to find a way to merge blogs with forums with social media all centered around specific interests.

I think one of the reasons that Facebook gained popularity so quickly is because it tried to nudge you toward communicating with people in your own age group who share common interests with you. Naturally you would find it easy to talk with people like that.

The whole idea behind social media is connecting people that share common interests.

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Old 19th January 2011, 03:11 AM   #4
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Someone needs to find a way to merge blogs with forums with social media all centered around specific interests.
To some extent, this has already happened. Anyway, we won't see groundbreaking changes in the near future. Niches have already been defined. What we don't have yet is a clear certification of quality within the niches. Only after this, people will really form communities based on true interests.

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Old 21st January 2011, 10:44 PM   #5
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Social networking gives opportunities to get business ideas from fellow businessmen and it bridges a gap betwwen collegues.

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Old 24th January 2011, 10:01 AM   #6
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Unfortunately,

In my country, social media is still deemed as a platform for free advertising.

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Old 25th January 2011, 01:59 AM   #7
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Maybe a better search engine integrated into the social networking site that let you search for people whom you have very limited information on.

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Old 25th January 2011, 03:16 PM   #8
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I would search for more promotion opportunities and more communication and a social network should be close to business world.

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Old 26th January 2011, 10:07 AM   #9
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The nature of a group of people is that they share common values. Any social media works because of this principle, and that is something that large corporations just don't get.

For small business owners they can share beliefs and community values with their market and they can be found by those values.

One of the first social networks, if you remember, is the newsgroups. Advertising was forbidden because advertising breaks the flow of communication where people want to share what they value the most, at least within a specific group. Social networking today has not changed in this core belief in sharing a common value.

A new social media, whatever that may look like would do well to keep this principle of sharing beliefs and values. Indeed, it must, but how it would organize and keep a focus through channels, or threads, or topics, or, or... is what will make it useful, or not.

Would anyone care to pay an annual fee to be part of a social network that has no advertising and provides connections with global groups of people that share a common interest that they value?

I suspect not. No matter the level of quality connections. And yet people join clubs and pay their dues.

The moment you bring business into the picture things change. Business people are more willing to pay money for quality connections because they have professional ambitions. It is no longer a matter of social networking for personal interest.

When you focus on one or the other (personal vrs business) then the parameters change. A business club makes much more sense, but the raw market is seen as the masses in social networks. Businesses go to social media because they are chasing down this market, or because they think they need to be there.

If your company is not sharing values within a social network then it, literally, has no business there.

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Old 17th February 2011, 03:50 AM   #10
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1.You can join up with any of the social networking web sites and begin to create your profile.
2.You can also find that the more time you put into interacting with others online and building networks, you are able to see people starting to follow your accounts.
3.You can also link all of your social networking accounts together and when you make an update to one of them, have them all updated.

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