Friendster feels heat as Facebook builds Asian base
- Managing Privacy of User Generated Information in a Web 2.0 World. Kumar, Anil; Kumar, Poonam // Journal of Information Privacy & Security (Ivy League Publishing;2010, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p3
Web 2.0 based social networking services (SNSs) have experienced phenomenal growth in the last several years. The potential economic benefits created by the growth of these SNSs have been accompanied by challenges to managing privacy of user-generated information. As the growth of these SNSs...
- 'I don't think Coca-Cola really cares about supporting the arts'. // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;9/18/2008, p12
The article presents the insights of two youth experts concerning youth trends. Both consider Facebook as the preferred online community among the youth than Friendster. They believe that the youth do not care about intellectual property since they are used to getting something for free....
- Facebook: The Phenomenon of Bringing Addiction? Mohd. Effendi // Journal of Communication & Computer;Nov2011, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p925
Facebook is a phenomenon that absorbs quickly and seen as a new tsunami after Myspace and Friendster. Thus, this preliminary study aimed to determine the level of addiction among the students up in the SMK Khir Johari and gender aspects of the whole. The study reviewed the number of hours using...
- Facebook and Friendster's sales strategies compared. Hicks, Robin // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;2/7/2008, p12
The article presents how the leaders in Asia-Pacific online social networking space, Facebook Inc. and Friendster Inc., choose to sell themselves to the advertisers in the region. The sales strategy of Friendster involves outsourcing advertising sales to sales houses while Facebook prefers using...
- Insight: Media Talk - Social Networks - 'Language and colloquialisms are key'. // Campaign Asia-Pacific;Nov2010, p28
This article presents interviews with Chew V'Ming, editor of Stomp, a social media network, and Ben Dunn, chief marketing officer, Friendster Inc. When asked about whether the expansion of global social networks will kill local rivals, V'Ming says that localised social networks like Stomp offer...
- Remember Friendster? CARLSON, ADAM // Entertainment Weekly;
The article profiles three online social networks that have become less popular among users since the launch of social network Facebook, discussing what online social networks like Friendster, ASmallWorld, and Fabulis.com (Fab.com) have done to generate revenue in the twenty-first century.
- How To Kill A Great Idea? Chafkin, Max // Inc.;Jun2007, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p84
The author reflects on the fall of the online social network, Friendster, created by Jonathan Abrams. It became the focus of a Harvard Business School case study on how not to manage a tech company. It ran out of money last year and was recapitalized at a valuation of $3 million. Abrams argues...
- Going cold turkey on Facebook is my new web 'activity'. Davies, Russell // Campaign;5/21/2010, Issue 20, p24
In this article, the author discusses his observations and suspicions of the power and intentions of the social network from Facebook Inc.
- KEEP IT REAL AND STICK TO THE BASICS. Self, Ben // Capitol Ideas;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p46
The author discusses the factors to consider in using Facebook including engagement with or talking to people, understanding the medium, and share only things that are public.