Wednesday January 31, 2007 01:08

Cyworld reveals Web-based Widgets

Posted by Channy Yun

The Cyworld, now the largest social network service by SK Communications unveiled a test version of its new Web service, called “C2.” The move comes as major domestic portals launch upgraded Internet services that cater to the new web environment. The portals Naver and Daum have also been adding new features to their blog services i.e. Naver Blog Season 2 and Daum’s

Cyworld is not adding features or revamping its design, but letting people create more Web sites through the same account. Cyworld is now based on a real-name system, which people have used to create networks with friends and family, but new services may also be anonymous.

Users can create up to three different types of Web sites – the current trademark Cyworld “mini hompy,” and two more – and manage and share the contents of all three by logging in through one account. The sites will allow custom design and include photos, text posting and custom shopping mall functions now available on Cyworld and other services named “Widget”.

Video: Cyworld C2 Launch Event

Also it allows to build the multi-blog service that would be great for people who want to use separate blogs for different purposes. It started as closed beta service with 3,000 people.

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