new social networking site - do I join with Facebook or stand alone?

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  1. park600

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    Integrating with Facebook has its disadvantages.

    Not everyone has a profile in Facebook, and those who dont are not going to register an account with FB just to access your app/website. Its best to make the FB part optional.
     
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    Thanks for the response. Yes - sounds like a sensible idea. Maybe provide an option to sign in with current facebook account or create a new one.

    Update on the survey: I had 100+ responses back from the survey and around 90 of them were positive.

    I would like to hear more thoughts on this.
     
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    ok so another update on the marketing front. I will need a lot of subscribers to make a social network site work. I will pay $5 per person for signing up five members. I will do this based on location etc. I will launch once 500-600 subscribers are in place so I have some people in there when launched. Any better ideas are welcome.
     
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    join facebook pinterest and twitter i find those the best for making things go viral
     
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    Best to go with other various social networking sites to get your site out there instead of focusing just facebook
     
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    Thanks for the responses guys. I am interested to know the thoughts about paying people to sign up..
     
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    any opinons are welcome..
     
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    What kind of social networking platform ?
    Do you want to be mobile first like instagram or web first like facebook ?
     
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    It will be web based first might move on to mobile later on..
     
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    I would create a fan page, every business has a fan page, wont hurt, can help
     
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    for what reason are you doing web based first? I think it would be easier to market mobile with a website to redirect to the mobile app, then release the web based version later. That's what most of the newer networks did, idk though, I don't have much knowledge on this stuff, but it would be easier to market an app on the other social media networks because I feel like most of the users use the current networks from their phones.