Via Scoop.it – internetbillboards
The social networking scene is constantly in flux. The big 3 (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) are at the top of the heap right now. But challengers are springing up all the time, hoping to leverage the next big wave into a lucrative IPO.
Actually there are two giant waves in the sea of social networking – mobility and games. [Five potential Facebook killers] As people move from desktops and laptops to iPads and smartphones, everything is moving to mobile apps, says Gartner analyst Michael Gartenberg.
“People have their phones with them all the time, not their laptops. When they communicate, whether it’s verbal, text, or a social app, they use their phones.” And since people are on the move, the savvy social media companies are adding location into the mix, either by having people check-in wherever they are (foursquare), or by using GPS to connect people who are in close proximity (Color).
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