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Pulsk for after school fun

  • Putera Hasudungan

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sun, March 31 2013   /  03:40 pm

Take a look on pulsk.com, a user generated content website for teenagers, which is growing fast.

“We saw that teenagers were confused where to share fascinating content they found on the Internet,” the website’s cofounder Irwan Fahmy said.

Irwan said that the website’s team found that many youngsters under the age of 24 in East Java didn’t get enough appreciation when they shared content through Facebook or Twitter.

“We didn’t run survey or follow a standard. We did our own survey in cities in East Java, then we held group discussions,” he said.

Actually, Irwan said, youngsters yearned for appreciation of things that interested them. He said that they also need other people to acknowledge their existence in cyberspace.

So the website team took the concept of a school bulletin, where its users — called “pulsker” — could share thi...