Case Code : CLMM076
Publication date : 2009
Subject : Marketing Management
Industry : -
Length : 03 Pages
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Social media, conversational media, social networking, Ibibo.com, Google, Blogger, Orkut, blogs, Internet, search engine
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In January 2008, a social networking site targeting the Indian youth, ibibo.com, was ranked by comScore Media Metrix at sixth position among conversational media sites behind Orkut and Blogger while its unique visitor rank was 24. Within a year of its launch, ibibo.com became one of the fast growing social media businesses Internet-based in India.
ibibo.com was founded in August 2006 by MIH Web Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of Cape Town, South Africa-based global media company, Naspers.
With its headquarters in India located at Gurgaon, Haryana, and a research and development center at Bangalore, ibibo was founded with the aim of tapping the growing Internet-savvy youth market in India and creating a forum where people could bond with each other through the Internet. Its name signified its intention - 'I Build I Bond'...
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