Social Networking Web Startups Trends by Claude Penland


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Covers new social networking startups under traditional networking, student-specific networking, unique situations, hobbyists, sites that build on existing social data, career networking, goal-oriented websites, community add-ons, as well as networks for children. Free to download and share. Read more at and .

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Social Networking Web Startups Trends by Claude Penland

  1. 1. Recent Social Networking Web Startup Trends Presentation by Claude Penland
  2. 2. Social Networking Startups That We’ll Cover <ul><li>Traditional </li></ul><ul><li>Student-specific </li></ul><ul><li>Unique situations/business </li></ul><ul><li>Hobbyists </li></ul><ul><li>Sites that use already existing info </li></ul><ul><li>Career networking </li></ul><ul><li>Goal-oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Add-ons </li></ul><ul><li>For the kiddies </li></ul><ul><li>Wrap-up </li></ul>
  3. 3. Traditional Networking <ul><li>1stFriday for African-Americans </li></ul><ul><li>Doximity for Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Splore looks at location and interest </li></ul><ul><li> for more intimate networking </li></ul><ul><li>Fabulis is a gay social network </li></ul><ul><li>CompanionTree for platonic friendships </li></ul>
  4. 4. Traditional, continued <ul><li>MeetYourFriends http://bit. ly /9qFkMl </li></ul><ul><li>EpicMix for skiing http://bit. ly / eMsHDx </li></ul><ul><li>Ping (Apple) - music http://bit. ly /gf5lXB </li></ul><ul><li>Diaspora http://bit. ly /ch5HQA </li></ul><ul><li>Commuters </li></ul>
  5. 5. Student Networking <ul><li>Sites that blend hanging out with studying http://bit. ly /ggf62c </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about your grades at CampusBuddy </li></ul><ul><li>Share notes at NoteUtopia </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Students Circle Network </li></ul>
  6. 6. Networking for Unique Businesses or Situations <ul><li>Protect inventions/ideas myHeureka </li></ul><ul><li>When tweet? SocialFlow knows </li></ul><ul><li>Blurts is a Twitter for sound </li></ul><ul><li>FlightCrowd networking in the air </li></ul><ul><li>Brag about stuff on </li></ul><ul><li>Create mobile communities at Motribe </li></ul><ul><li>Group buying at TeamSave </li></ul><ul><li>Game aggregation at Heyzap </li></ul><ul><li>Yammer & Jive, business networking </li></ul>
  7. 7. Networking for hobbyists <ul><li>Dig guns? GunUp </li></ul><ul><li>Punt Club for betting http://bit. ly / bOHWYx </li></ul><ul><li>Betable to share your bets </li></ul><ul><li>Political junkie? Jolitics </li></ul><ul><li>SocialPicks for stocks </li></ul><ul><li>Cyclists </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hobbyists, continued <ul><li>Nintendo Wii www. Wiiff .com </li></ul><ul><li>Television www. ShowTribe .com </li></ul><ul><li> music http://bit. ly /eECZJ8 </li></ul><ul><li>Burstn iPhone photos http://bit. ly /huGrw1 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Networking that Uses Existing Info <ul><li>Creating profiles of users based on social data: Gravity edKfvv </li></ul><ul><li>CafeBots works on your behalf </li></ul><ul><li>Connexity ad server aEJRWu </li></ul><ul><li>Like/Dislike stuff at SocialSmack </li></ul><ul><li>Manage multiple networks with Seesmic </li></ul><ul><li>Kontagent social analytics </li></ul>
  10. 10. Use Existing Info, continued <ul><li>SearchRidge social data mining http://bit. ly /cDI8gP </li></ul><ul><li>Five by Bueda data mining http://bit. ly / bkJtaa </li></ul><ul><li>Flipboard online magazines http://bit. ly /aze806 </li></ul><ul><li>Memolane records your social networking data stream for playback later http://bit. ly / fnBNOV </li></ul>
  11. 11. Career Networking <ul><li>BraveNewTalent is a Facebook app </li></ul><ul><li>RockYourBlock, Facebook app </li></ul><ul><li>Identified </li></ul><ul><li>ConnectedInsiders finds the influencers inside companies </li></ul><ul><li>Jibe </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  12. 12. Networks to help you perform tasks better <ul><li>HeyStaks browser add-on cOEEAc </li></ul><ul><li>MyLifeList </li></ul><ul><li>Shizzlr social planning dBJauC </li></ul><ul><li> social planning </li></ul><ul><li>Traxier social planning </li></ul><ul><li>Poig social planning </li></ul><ul><li>Roadify helps you drive better </li></ul><ul><li>myBantu personal assistant </li></ul>
  13. 13. Bolt-ons <ul><li>Ning application </li></ul><ul><li>DeusM creates communities </li></ul><ul><li>MedNetworks creates networks for doctors and patients </li></ul><ul><li>ShopIgniter creates stores in social networks http://bit. ly /byi0tr </li></ul>
  14. 14. Networking for the kiddies <ul><li>Mixels aqKJWU </li></ul><ul><li>Scuttlepad </li></ul><ul><li>Togetherville </li></ul>
  15. 15. Wrap-up <ul><li>Social networking could grow 1000% to 2500% by 2016 </li></ul><ul><li>… or it could be a bubble </li></ul><ul><li>Next big thing a few months ago was searching what your friends like </li></ul><ul><li>Gamification is intersecting with social networking to affect how we’ll use the web http://bit. ly / gbFrMg </li></ul><ul><li>Read more at and </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>
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