Posts tagged "Facebook"

Group Messaging app makes sense for Google & Facebook

Now Google gets into the already crowded group messaging business with Disco. And as recently as March 1, 2011 Facebook acquired the Group Messaging service Bleuga. The other players already raking it in, in the group messaging domain are: GroupMe, Kik, TextPlus, and Fast Society. But if Facebook & Google are getting into it, there...

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...

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...