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By Lawrence Bonk on Nov 26, 2014

It is no secret that modern life is filled with social networks. We click them on our computers. We click them on our phones. We virtually click them when we are wearing VR goggles. Friendster, Myspace, Facebook. The timeline is as straight as an arrow. What comes after Facebook, however? It has an extremely large market share, and that isn’t likely to change anytime soon, but surely another social network must pop up to capture folks who stray from Zuckerberg’s friendly blue giant? Introducing Tsu, an interesting little social network that has amassed global popularity in just five weeks. How popular are they? They’ve already racked up well over a million users. This is even more astounding when you consider the social network is invite-only, and there is a rigid system in place to obtain

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