Medium – finally something for bloggersAt the first look medium is a blogging site. However, as you delve deeper, you will realize that it is much more than the regular blogging site. The founders of this social networking site are Evan Williams and Biz stone, the same people who created Twitter. Therefore, coming from people who have already proved their mettle, this social network cannot be ignored. In fact, the founders say that this is an extension of twitter. A user can log in into the website using a twitter account and then read, write and vote for blogs. The number of vote the blog receives will determine how prominently or frequently the blog will appear on the website. Therefore, once you have written a blog, you promote it and if the reader likes it, he votes for the blog. However, you can only read and vote using a twitter account. If you want to write then you have to be invited from people of Medium.
Whisper – What’s in a name
This is actually an application for Iphone and can be used by Iphone users. The different feature about this is that this app promises anonymity. As said famously what’s in a name, whisper allows the user to post secrets known as whispers. The sender is kept anonymous and people can respond to the message by sending a whisper or leaving a heart to the post. If you ever wanted to share something to the world without letting them know that it is you, then whisper is the social network app to watch out for. In fact, about a million of people have already started using whisper. Moreover, with the app getting $3 million funding recently, it is certain to create a rage especially among the young crowd.
Chirpify- Make buying and selling fun and interactiveWith the laws of marketing changing and social network being constantly used by marketing companies to market their product, chirpify goes a step further and has given a definite shape to this concept. One can use their twitter, faceboook or instagram accounts to login and buy and sell the product on their social networks. Just reply to the post by saying “Buy” and the product is yours. No hassles of credit card payment, long process of filling forms. It promises to make the process of buying and selling more fun and interactive apart from making it less cumbersome. The money is cut from your twitter account. Moreover, it can also be used for fund-raising, peer-to-peer payment etc.
Social network is not just going to be limited to facebook, twitter or instagram anymore. With the emergence of such strong concepts in the social network space, the problem will be of choice rather.