A social network designed for meeting new people. I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear. A social network called Tagged says it is all about what it calls social discovery. The idea is to help people meet each other through group interests, games or browsing profiles. It has more than one hundred million registered users and is continuing to grow. Marketing VP Steve Sarner…
“Primarily people find it through word of mouth. They get invited through other friends.” You’re on mobile platforms? “We’re on the mobile platform, absolutely, as well as on the Web. And the business model revolves around three major areas. One, virtual currency. You use that virtual currency we provide to play games, give gifts, self promote. Two, subscriptions, where you can become a VIP member on Tagged. And of course the advertising revenue model as well.”
The site is Tagged.com. You can find us with archives, interviews and more at BootCamp.com. I’m Fred Fishkin.