Generally, Baidu Tieba makes great contribution in social network sites. Differences with formal BBS 1：Topic. In traditional BBS, the topics are usually broadly covered, which may contain a wide range of information. For example, in traditional BBS, 'Singer' can be a topic. However, in Tieba, the topics are actually very specific: a topic can be a pop star's name, an online game, and even your own name. Tieba is somewhere that people can show their ideas on a specific topic.
Facebook’s next overhaul of its mobile app might be the one that clinches its transformation from a social network into, well, a news feed. Mashable reported recently, and the company confirmed to me, that it is testing a new mobile interface that would offer users the option to sort their feeds by topic.
Instagram is a social networking app made for sharing photos and videos from a smartphone. Similar to Facebook or Twitter, everyone who creates an Instagram account has a profile and a news feed. When you post a photo or video on Instagram, it will be displayed on your profile.
LinkedIn is an online social network for business professionals. It's different than other social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook because it's designed specifically for professional networking -- finding a job, discovering sales leads, connecting with potential business partners -- rather than simply making friends or sharing media like photos, videos and music.
As examples of networks, it lists Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and—what's this?—Pinterest! Clearly, Wikipedia did not get the memo and, astoundingly, no Pinterest employee has considered its non-status as a social network important enough to go into Wikipedia and edit the company out.
Basically, Sina Weibo is a mash-up of all the most popular social media platforms, tailored predominantly to Chinese users. The site was founded in 2009, after the July 2009 Ürümqi riots prompted the Chinese government to restrict the use of Twitter, Facebook and other popular social media sites.
Snap, Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel has made it clear that he’s heading up a camera company, not a social network. This is further evidenced by the rumors of drone technology coming out of Los Angeles. Wall Street analysts, nonetheless, are evaluating Snap, Inc.’s future as a social media company, and, as it leans into its market debut, the company is setting a pace that’s disrupting Wall Street.
Social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook sometimes have the feel of a giant game of tag, where everyone reaches out and touches everyone they can connect with on the Internet. So perhaps it's no surprise that these days, one of the hottest online communities is called Tagged.com. Tagged is a blend of social networking features that MySpace and Facebook users will find very familiar.
In some ways, Tumblr is actually Facebook 2.0! As Facebook has become a real-life social network infested with parents, co-workers, ex-friends, and people you barely know, Tumblr has become the place where young people express themselves and their ACTUAL INTERESTS with their ACTUAL FRIENDS.
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