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We've all now heard of Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram. What is the next wave of visual social networks that should be on your radar?

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Page 1: Beyond Instagram and Pinterest - ten visual networks that should be on your radar

The next wave - ten visual social networks that should be on your radar

https://angelabray.jux.com/

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About me - @dirktherabbit

I like stats(my blog - liesdamnedliesstatistics.com)

I like iphoneography(though I don’t claim to be good at it)

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• Digital camera sales are down 29% over the past five years (Mintel)

• Camcorder sales are down 21%

• Smartphones are increasingly the camera of choice - smartphone users are also increasingly online with making calls only the seventh most popular activity (02)

• At 56 million users, Instagram is the world’s largest international mobile social network

• 31 billion photos are taken a month, six billion end up on Facebook (Nokia)

Why image-led social networks matter

Kicki Holmenhttp://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-5476416281

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We all know about

Pinterest - only Google organic searches, Facebook drive more referral traffic

Tumblr - The world’s most popular blogging

platform

Instagram - grew from 10 to 50+ million in a

year

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So what’s the next tier?

catturner.jux.com

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The next tier of visual social networks - broadly grouped into

Photo-sharing sites

Video sharing sites

Story telling sites and platforms

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Ten to look out forThis is a subjective list of ten that caught our eye at Rabbit - but they are representative of the different types of visual social networks

JuxTadaaEyeEm500px

CowbirdStorywheel

PicleSocialcam /

ViddyCinemagramSnapguide

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Jux - A highly visual alternative to TumblrWe like: It looks fantastic, easy to use, built in social sharing

Check out this user: https://taniamartinez.jux.com/

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Tadaa - High-end mobile (iOS) photo-sharing networkWe like: High quality content, excellent in-app editing features

Check out this user: http://www.tadaa.net/tokyogyango/

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EyeEm - Mobile photo sharing networkWe like: Interesting features, nice to use app. Extends to Windows, Android, iOS

Check out this user: http://www.eyeem.com/u/lobobobo

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500px - A high end FlickrWe like: The amazing images, recent investments such as bringing in a recommendation engine

Check out this user: http://500px.com/serebro56

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Cowbird - An invite only story-telling appWe like: The way it combines the written word, visuals, audio. The range of stories on site

Check out this story: http://cowbird.com/stories/featured/#!/32692

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Picle - Add 10 secs of sound to your imagesWe like: A simple idea that adds a story-telling layer on top of your photos

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Storywheel - Narrated photo slide showsWe like: Like the modern equivalent of a 70s or 80s old school slide show

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Socialcam and Viddy - The ‘Instagrams’ of mobile videoWe like: A concept that has already gained critical mass, a natural extension of online video and an alternative to always defaulting campaigns to YouTube

http://viddy.com/justinbieber

http://socialcam.com/u/2u1C0dET

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Cinemagram - Animated photosWe like: The way its been turned into an art form, how users are interpreting quite a simple idea - the animated gif

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Snapguide - Photo ‘how to’ guidesWe like: Guides range from the quirky to genuinely useful under topics ranging from food to DIY

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Thank you - Tweet me @dirktherabbit

Or find me at:http://statigr.am/dirktherabbithttp://tadaa.net/dirktherabbit

http://eyeem.com/u/dirktherabbithttp://greenwicholympicdiary.jux.com