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Social networking: big business on your computer

Social networking: big business on your computer

Hunter, Nick, author

This title follows the newest multi-billion industry on the planet. The book explores how the social networking industry began and how tiny seedlings of companies grew into multinational giants that today make billions. Discover how social networking businesses are making money from your friendships and what the future potential of this baby of the business world could really be

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Franklin Watts, 2015

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Details

Statement of responsibility: Nick Hunter
ISBN: 1445139235, 9781445139234
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 48 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 26 cm.
Series: Big-time business
Subject: Non-Fiction 9+.; Work and Money.; Computer industry Juvenile literature.; Work and Industry.; Online social networks Juvenile literature.
Series Title: Big-time business.

Contents

  1. 1: Life online
  2. 1: Chapter 1: Home computers
  3. 1: Birth of the Internet
  4. 1: The first `dotcom' boom
  5. 1: Web 2.0
  6. 1: Chapter 2: What is a social network?
  7. 1: Find your friends
  8. 1: Facebook effect
  9. 1: Chapter 3: A world of social networks
  10. 1: The blogosphere
  11. 1: Twitter and other microblogs
  12. 1: Sharing videos and music
  13. 1: Gaming
  14. 1: Chapter 4: Making money from social networks
  15. 1: Online advertising
  16. 1: The value of data
  17. 1: The freemium
  18. 1: Chapter 5: The big players
  19. 1: Social network billionaires
  20. 1: Funding the boom
  21. 1: Challenges ahead
  22. 1: Glossary
  23. 1: For more information
  24. 1: Index