Web research

http://thecomeup.com

What is the purpose of the website? To share BMX related media such as videos, photos and interviews.
Who are it’s intended audience? Action sports fans and mainly BMX fans and riders
Why is it successful or unique? It promotes all kind of BMX content from professionals to up and coming riders where other sites just promote professionals.
Could it be considered Web 2.0? (populated by User Generated Content UCG) Yes, most of the content is sent in by external sources and promoted through the come up site.
How many visitors/hits does it get? N/A
Who created this site? Is it created by a team or an individual?  Lab Coat media and Mike Jonas.
What else have you found out about this website? N/A

http://www.flickr.com

What is the purpose of the website? Share photos and view other people hared photos.
Who are it’s intended audience? People who are interested in photos and photography.
Why is it successful or unique? It allows anyone to share their photos if they have an account and you can view other peoples photos even if you don’t have an account. It allows photos to be uploaded in high resolution and copyrights your images.
Could it be considered Web 2.0? (populated by User Generated Content UCG) Yes, all the content is uploaded by the public.
How many visitors/hits does it get? N/A
Who created this site? Is it created by a team or an individual? Created by Ludicorp
What else have you found out about this website?

http://www.thediggest.com/blog/

What is the purpose of the website? To share content related to photography, BMX, skating and videos.
Who are it’s intended audience? Fans of BMX, skate, photography and videography.
Why is it successful or unique? The content is content that is not often seen on the general social sites such as facebook and twitter.
Could it be considered Web 2.0? (populated by User Generated Content UCG) Yes, users generate content for the host to share on the site.
How many visitors/hits does it get?
Who created this site? Is it created by a team or an individual?
What else have you found out about this website?

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