Everybody seems to be talking about Facebook these days and Mauritius is not the exception.
Navigating through the network (of friends) I even managed to see the profile of Navin Ramgoolam – proof below (seems that someone is taking the mickey out of our Prime Minister, Paul Beranger & Anerood Jugnauth – unless I’m completely mistaken and it’s really them but I’ll let you draw your own conclusions…)
What is attracting a lot of people to Facebook compared to other social networking systems like Linked In, Hi5,… are the number of applications that exist and especially the possibility of creating applications (I’ve started to create some apps, I’ll blog about my woes and joys soon – btw, FBML is great!).
Many applications exist just for fun and can sometimes even be spam-like but with the number of people on Facebook everyday (it reportedly hit 30 million active users last July) and the phenomenal growth that it experiences, it is attracting the attention of businesses as well: the population of Facebook is like a pond full of fish – just cast your net…
If any proof is required for that; recently TripAdvisor bought the Facebook application “Where I’ve been” for reportedly $ 3 million.