generally speaking, App.net and Twitter positioning is the same, the site contains a social map, third party applications and so on, the user can send information, published state. (TechWeb with
[introduction]App.net is impossible to replace Twitter, Twitter now has 150 million registered users, App.net may never reach this level. But that doesn’t mean it won’t work because it’s got the most critical part of the customer.
our previous article briefly introduced the App.net this bold innovation, and insisted that it does not sell advertising, users and developers to charge the use of social networking sites. Today, App.net iPhone and Android’s first App mobile phone has been on the shelves. Latest news shows that the number of users on the App.net statement has exceeded 250 thousand.
as a social networking site, each registered users have to pay $50 registration fee, and now the total number of users has reached 20000. A lot of people think that App.net is nothing more than an advertising gimmick to attract users, but the fact that it is so simple?
App.net development team had a failure experience, they took two years to develop a social network called picplz photo sharing application, function and the Instagram we know about, but could not be accepted by the market. They also developed a name on the Facebook application is unknown, but even the opportunity to face did not get. App.net is built on the coding of these two applications.
generally speaking, App.net and Twitter positioning is the same, the site contains a social map, third party applications and so on, the user can send information, published state. But we all know, Twitter is undergoing some changes, they recently changed the API rules, remove via tags, limiting the development of third party landing platform. To carry out the bottom, the behavior of the Twitter are for one purpose – to sell advertising. At this point, App.net made a completely different choice, it is because of this choice it has the opportunity to grow.
Twitter business model is very traditional, expand the site traffic, the sale of targeted advertising. In order to expand their profits, they also said in a recent advertising campaign that the positioning of the advertising system has been upgraded, advertisers can be more easily targeted to the target population. In other words, Twitter’s real customers are advertisers, and users are just their products. Media, advertising, celebrity, Tw>