As the internet increasingly becomes a platform for socialization driven by content and applications, Young Nigerian developers and startup owners like Christopher Columbus are positioning themselves for global competitiveness and relevance which is highly commendable.
Recently on Guardian newspaper and also on Daily Champion newpaper, I read about Varpal-a social platform for local, international and social connection for Nigerians that allows you share ideas socially with your pals. This platform is fast becoming the leading social network focused for Nigerian Universities and Higher Education Community.
Varpal developed by a 20 year old Nigerian student Christopher Columbus of Ebonyi State University was launched on 7th of April 2012 with high aesthetic value and functionality ,already has over 20,000 active users as disclosed to us by Christopher.
Christopher pointed out that his platform is way simpler to use than other popular social networking sites’’ Varpal is very useful to the youths, students, married folks and even the aged. Companies, schools, organizations etc can as well utilize the growing population of users in Varpal to promote their businesses through the creation of pages and timelines’’ Christopher Columbus,CEO at Varpal.
Varpal offers you the following experience:
• Social Discussion
• Pictures, Videos and links sharing
• News feeds on latest gossips in Nigeria
• Musics and the-likes
• Brain teasing quizzes and jokes
• Buying and selling in form of classifieds
• Forum and topic discussions
• Business promotion through advertising