Black People : Important: We need a social network that's not about dating

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  1. ManicRaider

    ManicRaider Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I went on a search for a black social network and most of them are just dating sites or have been abandoned. Does anyone here want to help make a real black social network?
     
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    I'd be glad to help make a real black social network.

    What's the first step?

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    You said you did a search and most were started and abandoned. There is a reason for that. This is because for a social network for business purposes, you'd be crazy to limit it to an ethnic group.

    Try Linkedin if you want a network for business purposes.
     
  4. ManicRaider

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    @ Destee - Well first we need to come up with a good concept. Something that gives everyone a common reason for joining.

    @ Energy - I'm not sure how to respond to that.
     
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    k Brother ManicRaider ... i think it's a great thing to do ... give our people a place for social networking.

    I do know that it's easier said than done, evidenced by the many you found abandoned.

    I created a thread on this very topic, back in 2004 ... Black Sites That Have Died ... speaking on the great efforts by Sisters and Brothers.

    It's not easy staying alive ... and being Black too ... but I'm willing to do what I can to help make a real black social network.

    Let me know where you need me.

    Love You!

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    Destee
     
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    ^^ Destee, have you paused to ask why you don't have such a network for other races as well? Have you come across, for example, an Indian Social network, Caucasian social network etc. If not, why is that? Social networks, be it for business or for dating should be OPEN to everybody. Limiting a social network to an ethnic group is not a good idea.
     
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    Brother Energy ... i don't understand your question ... why i don't have a network for other races? Is that the question?

    I have come across networks that cater to specific interests, people, languages, regions, commonalities, etc., absolutely.

    Who said (a) the network should not be open to everybody?

    I don't know that I'm understanding you properly.

    Let me know.

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    ^ ^No I am not asking why YOU Destee, don't have a network for other races. I am asking why other races don't have such a network as ManicRaider is suggesting.

    You asked who said, the network should not be open to everybody? Answer: ManicRaider did when he said the network should be for BLACKS.
     
  9. ManicRaider

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    @ Destee - Great article Destee, thanks. BlackGeeks sounded like something I would've been interested in seeing.

    @ Energy:

    Indian
    indianbee.com
    fropper.com
    allindians.com

    Japanese
    egenki.com
    mixi.jp
    gree.jp

    Hispanic
    babbalu.com
    qoobole.com
    hispanito.com

    So yeah... not sure what you're getting at Energy.
     
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    Brother Energy ... okay @ the question. Very good. Thanks.

    While Brother ManicRaider said there should be a network for Blacks, does that automatically mean it's not open to others?

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    Destee
     
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