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Too Many Niche Social Networking Sites?

leave a comment is social network for world-wide soccer fan. Although is sponsored by big companies (namely Google and Nike), its traffic has not been on a steady growth. On the other hand, traffic to (THE generic social networking site) has been on a phenomenal upward growth ever since late 2005. So the question is: is there value in creating niche (such as sports) social network sites?

Two other VC backed niche social networks, and, are in the same boat as far as growth in traffic is concerned.

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Update: a new sports social networking site just released their public beta.

Written by Y.

March 22nd, 2007 at 11:21 am

Posted in Web2.0

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