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Fundamentals of a Social Game

It is a pity really, that we think social games are a new concept. Little do we know that Social Games have been there ever since man learned to communicate & create rules. Respecting the interest that the ‘social network games’ have aroused among people into the concept called social games…lets see what are the...

Aging Facebook, not using anti-aging cream yet

By mid 2010, the number of Facebook users aged 35 to 54 had grown by 328% (190.2% in the previous year) while the number of users older than 55 years had grown by a tremendous 922% (513.7% in the previous year). Wow…aren’t we on to something here? In a few years time, one-third of the...

What is your excuse to build a mobile app?

Until or unless you are an Electronic Arts Inc (which puts in a lot of money, effort & promotion in building an app), it doesn’t make sense to build apps to earn money. You could give it a shot, but you will stand almost no chance. Just in case you didn’t know there are already...

Biggest ecosystems on internet & mobile

Skype – 560 million Facebook – 500 Million Hotmail – 360 Million Yahoo Mail – 280 Million Gmail – 270 Million My Space – 125 Million Friendster – 115 Million Twitter – 115 Million Linkedin – 60 Million *At the end of 2007, Skype had 276m registered users. So it has taken Skype three years...

On Social Games inside Social Networks & on Mobile

The NPD Group, a market research company in its report titled ‘Social Network Gaming’ claims that 20 percent of the U.S. population have played a social game on a social network in the last 3 months. If you love hardcore numbers – that makes it to around 56 million. For long I was also of...

Internet applications that help people steal will succeed for sure

Cutting to the chase, there are four different types of online applications that stand a good chance of rising above clutter. These four kinds of applications are the ones that are bound to succeed without any marketing money – no Adsense ads, no television prime time ads, no….nothing. That is to say users of these...

How many domain names are available?

Did you know that every hour 5000 domain names are being registered all over the World? This translates to 120,000 domain names every day. No wonder, today there are a total of 200 Million domain names – some squatted on, some 4-5 page websites and some extensive but failed attempts at making a world class...

How to increase subscribers to your Blog’s RSS Feed

Before going through the steps to increase subscribers to your Blog’s RSS Feed, let us first figure out why one needs to spend time increasing the subscriber base. Here are my reasons: Personal happiness on seeing a bigger number of RSS feed subscribers Improved standing amongst fellow bloggers…and with solid proof because it is numbers...