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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Last Updated Wednesday, December 31, 1969

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Jamaicans.com launches new social network site

FT. LAUDERDALE - Jamaicans.com, the largest online Jamaican community website has launched a new social network feature designed to connect Jamaicans, friends of Jamaica and others with similar interests.

Operating the community forum since 1996, Jamaicans.com decided to open its members to the benefits and cachet of online social networking. The website now offers comparable features and functions of other social networking websites such as Facebook and MySpace.

“We differ because we have additional features unique to bloggers and groups,” said Xavier Murphy, CEO and President of Jamaicans.com. "Our goal has always been to provide a combination of content, community, context, and personalization through Jamaicans.com.”

Xavier Murphy

Murphy expressed his unwavering confidence in the website’s new and exclusive feature, which is an extension of the website’s forum offerings. “We provide and an exceptional offer, where website visitors with the best way to build a network that compliments their love for Jamaica and all things Jamaicans.”

Some of these new features include the following:

Personal Profile Feature: Members, especially bloggers, can describe their interests, backgrounds, express their opinion and promote their knowledge & areas of expertise.

Photo Features: All members can create their own personal photo albums, which can be configured to store photos.

Blogging Feature: This will give each member their own personal blog to provide valuable content, express their opinion and further promote their knowledge.

Groups Feature: This feature allows all members to create their own unique groups, which encourages greater interactivity between members, based on mutual interests and characteristics.

Wall: This feature allows members to leave comments to each other on their Profile Pages.

More features are continually being added, as the community evolves and membership grows, and clearly aim to maximize the exposure and interaction of our 25,000 members. All members can also easily identify and connect with other members with similar interests.

"Don't miss out on a Social Network feature like no other, designed specifically for Jamaicans and friends of Jamaica". "Join the growing number of new and old members that are already engaging and interacting with each other", states Murphy.

Visit the new Social Network feature at: http://www.jamaicans.com/community

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