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Social Networking Sites By Nidhi Vats
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Introduction Websites focused on building online communities of people having shared interests. Social networks have common themes of information sharing, person-to-person interaction and creation of shared & collaborative content. The industry has been successful in getting a large number of people at one place, but not very successful in monetization. Two-thirds of the world’s Internet population visit a social network or blogging site and the sector now accounts for almost 20% of all internet time.
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Social Networking Allows to Facilitates open communication, leading to enhanced information discovery and delivery. Allows employees to discuss ideas, post news, ask questions and share links. Provides an opportunity to widen business contacts. Targets a wide audience, making it a useful and effective recruitment tool. Improves business reputation and client base with minimal use of advertising. Expands market research, implements marketing campaigns, delivers communications and directs interested people to specific web sites.
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Orkut is a commercial site designed to help users meet new and old friends and maintain existing relationships. Registration Required Available 48 Languages Owner Google Inc Created by Ourkut Büyükkökten Launched January 24, 2004 Alexa Rank 377 in August 2012 Users 33 million IT is hosted in California, in August 2008 was fully managed and operated in Brazil, by Google Brazil, in the city of Belo Horizonte. This was decided due to the large Brazilian user base and growth of legal issues. Most visited site in Brazil and India. Orkut Social Network 1 1 2 2 3 3
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Users can change their interface from a wide range of colorful themes in library. Each member can become a fan of any of the friends in their list and can also evaluate whether their friend is "Trustworthy", "Cool", "Sexy" on a scale of 1 to 3 Orkut allows anyone to visit anyone's profile, unless a
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