Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Social networking is a new trend:
  • launched Auctions: combining auctioning with SN.
  • bougt combining etail with SN.
  • Lycos introduced Lycos Circles, extending to personal interests.
  • Evite (IAC) added recommendations in order to increase traffic and site visit time.
  • Similar offerings are from Judy's Book (which recently got funding), Idealab's Insider Pages, Yelp! and local-i.
  • eBay supposedly will launch a 'new community', possibly through Yelp!

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