Call me naive, but when I read about a social networking site called Tagged that is blowing it up with their user engagement, I had to learn more. I admit, I had never heard of the “social discovery” site, where as the Founder/CEO recently described it, people go “to make new social relationships.” If you’re wondering how that’s any different from say, Facebook, his answer is this: “Facebook is the place where you maintain your current 150…Tagged will be the place where you refresh that 150.”
As of Sunday night, a quick Google search for Tagged only brought up the site itself, a Wikipedia page, this Mashable article, and the company’s social media. Maybe that’s because the buzz is just beginning for this company, but with over 300 million members (according to Tagged.com), it seems there are a few missing pieces to this picture. Am I wrong to think that 300 million members is a whole lotta people for a social networking site to score when it has received little to no coverage since launching in 2004?
It may have been at that point that I decided to jump right in and set up an account. Continue reading