Dating sites and networking sites
To give you an idea of the growth of Twitter, there were around 1.6 million tweets posted for 2007, 400 million in 2008, and in 2012 it was estimated that Twitter users tweet 140 million tweets per day.Twitter is also popular for sending direct messages to each other privately on mobile phones.
As a stand alone product there are about 100,000,000 active Google users world wide, however with Google being able to integrate into their search results; unmatched by Facebook and with an unrivalled range of other products, it has come along way, fast since the 2011 launch, so watch this space!
Registered users invite people; whether registered or non registered users to become a connection.
Bebo, launched in 2005 puts your life online, on a ‘timeline’ in chronological order with images, video and stories you create and load up. Bebo offers shopping online, music and is a dating site too.
With a ‘G 1’ button, users can recommend links in the same way Facebook does with its ‘like’ button.
There are many similarities to how Google have set up their social networking site, compared to Facebook, but also quite a few improvements; noticeable better privacy controls and the way you include people into ‘circles’ of friends.
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Also launched around 2006, Twitter has become popular because of its ease of use, and is often called the SMS of the Internet.