Every time a new social media site emerges, it quickly catches the attention of users, growing rapidly in popularity, before disappearing into the crowd. No matter how popular a website is today, there are always chances of being overpowered by the introduction of new site.
Users move to the sites that provide them with better facilities and options. This infographic lists the top ten social media fails. Find out the reasons for the failure of these sites.
Apples social network for music failed because, it was overly restricted and provided no integration with other social sites.
Facebook proved to be way cooler than Google + and so it didn't gain much popularity.
A social bookmarking site failed as a result of implementing new restrictions.
A social networking site which targeted individuals over 50, did not take off much farther as this age group does not show interest in social media.
It had some features of Google + and Facebook, but failed as it required installing an app.
It was the first social site that was popular among users, but failed when other powerful social sites emerged.
Failed with the emergence of other popular blogging platforms.
With the rise of powerful competitors that provide easier options of sharing news, Digg is losing its sheen.
It could have soared, if it focused on new users and social connectivity.
Failed as it focused more on advertising rather than social interaction.