The Rise of "Exclusive" Social Networking: It's time to left Facebook.

The Rise of "Exclusive" Social Networking: It is time to - free private social network - left Facebook.
Private social networks seems to be on the rise, enticing prosperous consumers with the promise of exclusive networking, with many websites only accessible via stringent invite-only policies and a "demanding application process based on education, job title, connections and a lot of virtual velvet rope." Started in 2004, ASmallWorld is maybe one of the very well known sites for the rich, described as 'MySpace for millionaires' by Wall Street Journal, promising to connect 'culturally powerful individuals'.
Creator Erik Wachtmeister realised there was an "existing community of individuals connected by three levels of separation...and they needed a platform to share and receive information-it was a huge untapped opportunity."
The concept of creating a private social network for select groups has been adopted for other niche communities- IvyConnect is an invite-only social network that targets school grads- not just from Ivy League, but instead more broadly the 'young urban professional elite' who are subsequently checked and hand-selected by staff. IvyConnect does not have any affiliation with Ivy League, however has aptly picked the word 'ivy' to closely connect itself with the elite picture of the Ivy League institutions.
With a substantial annual fee of $500 for IvyConnect members, it's clear that individuals are willing to pay for a superior service that caters to their interests that are networking and additionally protects their privacy - a place Facebook traditionally falls short in. The advantages of belonging to an exclusive social network is that you are interacting with a specialised group of people who share professional and social interests with you, and you pay a fee to weed out the people who don't fit into that category.
At the heart of these sites is their capability to connect like-minded professionals with mutual interests across the world- and an understanding by these firms that they have to provide quality utilities built on 'social, realtime, personalised interactions and cooperation', to match the elite image they are projecting. Indeed it is important for all companies that have exclusivity as one of their selling points to provide dependable - - tools which will enhance and streamline the customer's online networking experience.