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Lessons from Apple’s social networking #fail with Ping

14/11/2010 19:19

With the exception of marketers with deep, deep pockets, most companies have abandoned the idea of building their own branded communities. Maintaining a fully-functional social media platform is expensive, and getting users to sign up for one more social tool is more difficult than it seems.


White-label platforms like Ning and KickApps do include tools for growing and sustaining strong communities, but a better option would be to maintain forums, reviews and other social features on an existing Web site.


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