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Friendster

  1. 1. friendster ® the most famous social network in Asia
  2. 2. What is friendster ? ®
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  4. 4. friendster ® • With more than 85 million members worldwide, friendster® is a leading global online social network. • friendster® is the most famous social network in Asia.
  5. 5. Who uses friendster ? ®
  6. 6. users ® • Users of friendster®are usually teenagers all around the world
  7. 7. users Social Network Site Comparison ® 350,000 300,000 250,000 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0 15-24 yrs 25-34 yrs 35-44 yrs 45-54 yrs :)Friendster Facebook MySpace
  8. 8. The uses of friendster ®
  9. 9. uses ® • Stay in touch with friends • Post Pictures of yourself and others • Find people you want to know • Create a relationship through friendster® • Post products (E-Business) • Blog
  10. 10. uses ® • Stay in touch with friends
  11. 11. uses ® • Post Pictures of yourself and others
  12. 12. uses ® • Find people you want to know
  13. 13. uses ® • Create a relationship through friendster®
  14. 14. uses ® • Post products (E-Business)
  15. 15. uses ® • Blog
  16. 16. Features of friendster ®
  17. 17. What are features ? ®
  18. 18. features ® • something offered as a special attraction, e.g. a particular aspect of something. – Microsoft® Encarta® 2007. © 1993-2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  19. 19. features ® There are the various types of features in friendster®
  20. 20. features ® • Invite friends
  21. 21. features ® • In Friendster, you can explore people through: – Popular members – New members – Friends of Friends
  22. 22. features ® • Edit featured friends
  23. 23. features ® • Post bulletins
  24. 24. features ® • Add applications
  25. 25. features ® • Post Comments
  26. 26. features ® • Upload photos
  27. 27. features ® • People in friendster® can also explore photos by viewing the following: – Latest – Featured – Most grabbed – Most discussed
  28. 28. features ® • Post shoutout
  29. 29. features ® • Edit profile
  30. 30. features ® • Customize looks
  31. 31. features ® • Post music and videos
  32. 32. features ® • Send messages
  33. 33. features ® • Update blogs
  34. 34. features ® • Create and join groups
  35. 35. features ® • The “Who’s viewed me” feature
  36. 36. features ® • Change privacy settings
  37. 37. Norms in friendster ®
  38. 38. What are norms ? ®
  39. 39. norms ® • a standard pattern of behaviour that is considered normal in a society – Microsoft® Encarta® 2007. © 1993-2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  40. 40. norms ® • Individual crowds within the network set the norms on friendster® .
  41. 41. norms ® • Searching people
  42. 42. norms ® • Profiles
  43. 43. norms ® • Collecting friends
  44. 44. norms ® • Friend Request
  45. 45. norms ® • Groups
  46. 46. norms ® • Fans
  47. 47. norms ® • Connecting to other people
  48. 48. norms ® • Private Environment
  49. 49. norms ® Friendster Norms Norms in reality Effects/Benefits/Implication Social Issues (The Building Blocks) Messaging Texting, Mail -communication and Sharing/Presence/Conversation interaction Searching People Finding -Search interesting people to Reputation interesting find out about them people Profiles Sharing personal -Get to view the look and feel Sharing/Reputations information of the perception of others -Sets the tone for performance and interpretation in associating with others Collecting Friends Meet and get -More friends, more social Groups/Reputation acquainted with involvement people Friend Requests Acceptance and -Able to make social Reputation rejection judgements about choosing whether to accept or not Groups Connect together, -Able to share, and collaborate Sharing/Groups/Conversation organizations
  50. 50. norms ® Friendster Norms Norms in reality Effects/Benefits/Implication Social Issues (The Building Blocks) Fans Common -Able to share and fantasize Reputation/Groups/Conversations Interest, idols celebrities, idolizing Connecting to Can meet friends -Can go beyond close network Groups others other than own of friends friends Private Establishing rules -Implies that there is a certain Sharing/Reputation Environment and security amount of rules and purposes regulations Bulletins Bulletins -Gives a way for people to Sharing/Presence know what you have done these past few weeks/months. -Can comment on what you have done. Testimonials and Testimonials -People can show that they Sharing/Presence/Conversations Comments care -Can tell people about some things that they can’t tell personally
  51. 51. norms ® Friendster Norms Norms in reality Effects/Benefits/Implication Social Issues (The Building Blocks) Smiley Smiles -Show people that you are Sharing/Presence/Conversations happy -A great design on the text -It somehow attract people to read the text Birthday Calendar Calendar -It people to remember other Sharing peoples birthday Collective Photos Photo albums -Shows people your picture Reputation/Sharing -Help to show your emotions Shout Out Notes -Tell everybody about Sharing/Presence anything
  52. 52. And that’s friendster ®

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