One of the amazing things about the Web 2.0 sites is that their founders seem to have no clue as to where success (their community members) will come from. It’s one of the facets of globalization: one can succeed in the least expected place. I found a map describing this phenomenon in the case of social networks. Lucas Shaw from Wandamere is its author and it was published by Valleywag.
Using Alexa data, this map of the World shows how different sites position themselves in different countries. Bebo dominates in Australia and New Zealand; Blogger in Iran and Spain; Fotolog in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay; Orkut in Brazil, India, Pakistan and Paraguay; LiveJournal in Russia and Belorussia; Facebook in such different countries such as: Canada, Egypt, Jordan, Norway, Panama, South Africa and the United Kingdom. SkyBlog is very successful in
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