Facebook applications are the new playground for young media entrepeneurs. The Chicago Sun-Times profiles one such business pioneer.
Keith Schacht is a 29-year-old creative visionary who has spent the last decade starting and growing multiple Internet-based businesses. His latest, Crafted Fun Inc., develops online games that are played within Facebook and other social networks. The company's titles, which include "Growing Gifts" and "Hatching Eggs," attract more than 4 million visitors per month.
The emergence of new social networking tools, applications and search engines is definitely on the rise. I will be speaking with another young member of a start-up that helps to compile information and posts on blogs, social networks and other online locations to be easily searched by friends and contacts. Please check back this week for my interview.
Are these new start-ups part of a Dot Com Bubble 2.o? Stay tuned to find out more...