Welcome to the hit websites of 2017
FOR many in the dot-com world, 2016 almost showed one story: the rise of Facebook.The social networking site tells us good ideas can worth a lot of money.
Inspired by this, investors (投资者）are looking for the next big thing in 2017.Their plan: not necessarily latest technology,but closer to everyday life.
Seesmic.com: sharevideo diaries online
Unlike YouTube which has been full of professional marketing videos, Seesmic focuses online video diaries.
The site has not gone public yet, but has had positive reviews from testers.The website’s founder Loic Le Meur is an Internet adviser to the American president, Donald Trump.
Moshianimals.com: gaming while socializing
Created by a London games firm, Moshianimals combines pet games with social networking and puzzles.Players “adopt”an animal, and look after it by solving regular puzzles.Animals can interact with each other online,providing a social part for players.With its cartoon and addictive qualities,Moshi wants to drive more youth crazy.
Etsy.com: a platform for your creativity
The New York-based Internet company says it is “your place to buy and sell all things handmade”.You can sell everything from clothes and jewlry to music on Etsy.com.The site was set up in 2015 and now has more than half a million users and 60,000 sellers.