Tuesday, 10 May 2011

List of social networking websites

Name

Description/Focus

Academia.edu

Social networking site for academics/researchers

Advogato

Free and open source software developers

aNobii

Books

aSmallWorld

European jet set and social elite world-wide

AsianAvenue

A social network for the Asian American community

Athlinks

Running, Swimming

Audimated.com

Independent music

Avatars United

Online games

Badoo

General, Meet new people, Popular in Europe and Latin America

Bebo

General

Bigadda

Indian Social Networking Site

Federated Media's BigTent

Organization and communication portal for groups

Biip.no

Norwegian community

BlackPlanet

African-Americans

Blauk

Anyone who wants to tell something about a stranger or acquaintance.

Blogster

Blogging community

Bolt.com

General

Buzznet

Music and pop-culture

CafeMom

Mothers

Cake Financial

Investing

Care2

Green living and social activism

CaringBridge

Not for profit providing free websites that connect family and friends during a serious health event, care and recovery.

Cellufun

Mobile social game network, Number 8 US mobile website

Classmates.com

School, college, work and the military

Cloob

General. Popular in Iran

CouchSurfing

Worldwide network for making connections between travelers and the local communities they visit.

CozyCot

East Asian and Southeast Asian women

Cross.tv

Faith Based social network for Christian believers from around the world

Crunchyroll

Anime and forums.

Cyworld

General. Popular in South Korea.

DailyBooth

Photo-blogging site where users upload a photo every day

DailyStrength

Medical & emotional support community - Physical health, Mental health, Support groups

Decayenne

European and American social elite

delicious

Social bookmarking allowing users to locate and save websites that match their own interests

deviantART

Art community

Disaboom

People with disabilities (Amputee, cerebral palsy, MS, and other disabilities)

Dol2day

Politic community, Social network, Internet radio (German-speaking countries)

DontStayIn

Clubbing (primarily UK)

Draugiem.lv

General (primarily LV, LT, HU)

douban

Chinese Web 2.0 website providing user review and recommendation services for movies, books, and music. It is also the largest online Chinese language book, movie and music database and one of the largest online communities in China.

Elftown

Community and wiki around Fantasy and sci-fi.

Epernicus

For research scientists

Eons.com

For baby boomers

Experience Project

Life experiences

Exploroo

Travel Social Networking.

Facebook

General.

Faceparty

General. Popular UK.

Faces.com

British teens

Fetlife

People who are into BDSM

FilmAffinity

Movies and TV Series

FitFinder

Anonymous UK Student Microblogging Website

FledgeWing

Entrepreneural community targeted towards worldwide university students

Flixster

Movies

Flickr

Photo sharing, commenting, photography related networking, worldwide

Floxx (formerely FitFinder)

Anonymous UK Student Microblogging Website

Focus.com

Business to Business, worldwide

Folkdirect

General

Fotki

Photo sharing, video hosting, photo contests, journals, forums, flexible privacy protection, friend's feed, audio comments and unlimited custom design integration.

Fotolog

Photoblogging. Popular in South America and Spain

Foursquare

Location based mobile social network

Friends Reunited

UK based. School, college, work, sport and streets

Friendster

General. Popular in Southeast Asia. No longer popular in the western world

Frühstückstreff

General

Fubar

dating, an "online bar" for 18 and older

Gaia Online

Anime and games. Popular in USA, Canada and Europe. Moderately popular around Asia.

GamerDNA

Computer and video games

Gather.com

Article, picture, and video sharing, as well as group discussions

Gays.com

Social network for LGBT community, Guide for LGBT bars, restaurants, clubs, shopping

Geni.com

Families, genealogy

Gogoyoko

Fair play in Music - Social networking site for musicians and music lovers

Goodreads

Library cataloging, book lovers

Goodwizz

Social network with matchmaking and personality games to find new contacts. Global, based in France.

Google Buzz

General

GovLoop

for people in and around government

Grono.net

Poland

Habbo

General for teens. Over 31 communities worldwide. Chat Room and user profiles.

hi5

General. Popular in India, Mongolia, Thailand, Romania, Jamaica, Central Africa, Portugal and Latin America. Not very popular in the USA.

Hospitality Club

Hospitality

Hotlist

Geo-Social Aggregator rooted in the concept of knowing where your friends are, were, and will be.

HR.com

Social networking site for Human Resources professionals

Hub Culture

Global influencers focused on worth creation

Hyves

General, Most popular in the Netherlands.

Ibibo

Talent based social networking site that allows to promote one's self and also discover new talent. Most popular in India.

Identi.ca

Twitter-like service popular with hackers and software freedom advocates.

Indaba Music

Online collaboration for musicians, remix contests, and networking.

IRC-Galleria

Finland

italki.com

Language learning social network. 100+ languages.

InterNations

International community

Itsmy

Mobile community worldwide, blogging, friends, personal TV-shows

iWiW

Hungary

Jaiku

General. Microblogging. Owned by Google

kaioo

General, nonprofit

Kaixin001

General. In Simplified Chinese; caters for mainland China users

Kiwibox

General. For the users, by the users, a social network that is more than a community.

Lafango

Talent-Focused media sharing site

Last.fm

Music

LibraryThing

Book lovers

Lifeknot

Shared interests, hobbies

LinkedIn

Business and professional networking

LinkExpats

Social networking website for expatriates. 100+ countries.

Listography

Lists. Autobiography

LiveJournal

Blogging. Popular in Russia and among the Russian-speaking diaspora abroad.

Livemocha

Online language learning - dynamic online courses in 35 languages - world's largest community of native language speakers.

LunarStorm

Sweden

MEETin

General

Meetup.com

General. Used to plan offline meetings for people interested in various activities

Meettheboss

Business and Finance community, worldwide.

Mixi

Japan

mobikade

mobile community, UK only

MocoSpace

mobile community, worldwide

MOG

Music

MouthShut.com

Social Network, social media, consumer reviews

Mubi (website)

Auteur cinema

Multiply

"Real world" relationships. Popular in primarily in Asia.

Muxlim

Muslim portal site

MyAnimeList

Anime themed social community

MyHeritage

family-oriented social network service

MyLife

Locating friends and family, keeping in touch (formerly Reunion.com)

My Opera

Blogging, mobile blogging, photo sharing, connecting with friends, Opera Link and Opera Unite. Global

Myspace

General

myYearbook

General, Charity

Nasza-klasa.pl

School, college and friends. Popular in Poland

Netlog

General. Popular in Europe, Turkey, the Arab World and Canada's Québec province. Formerly known as Facebox and Redbox.

Nettby

Norwegian Community

Nexopia

Canada

NGO Post

Non-Profit news sharing and networking, mainly in India

Ning

Users create their own social websites and social networks

Odnoklassniki

Connect with old classmates. Popular in Russia and former Soviet republics

OneClimate

Not for Profit Social networking and Climate Change

OneWorldTV

Not for Profit Video sharing and social networking aimed at people interested in social issues, development, environment, etc.

Open Diary

First online blogging community, founded in 1998

Orkut

General. Owned by Google Inc. Popular in India and Brazil.[220]

OUTeverywhere

Gay/LGBTQ Community

Passportstamp

Travel

Partyflock

Dutch virtual community for people interested in house music and other electronic dance music. Since 2001, Partyflock has evolved into the biggest online community for the dance scene in the Netherlands

Pingsta

Collaborative platform for the world's Internetwork Experts

Plaxo

Aggregator

Playahead

Swedish, Danish teenagers

Playlist.com

General, Music

Plurk

Micro-blogging, RSS, updates. Very popular in Taiwan

Present.ly

Enterprise social networking and micro-blogging

Qapacity

A a business-oriented social networking site and a business directory

Quechup

General, friendship, dating

Qzone

General. In Simplified Chinese; caters for mainland China users

Raptr

Video games

Ravelry

Knitting and crochet

Renren

Significant site in China. Was known as 校内 (Xiaonei) until August 2009.

ResearchGate

Social network for scientific researchers

ReverbNation.com

Social network for musician and bands

Ryze

Business

ScienceStage

Science-oriented multimedia platform and network for scientists

Scispace.net

Collaborative network site for scientists

ShareTheMusic

Music Community. Sharing and listening to music for free and legally

Shelfari

Books

Skyrock

Social Network in French-speaking world

Social_Life_(website)

Brazilian jet set and social elite world-wide

SocialVibe

Social Network for Charity

Sonico.com

General. Popular in Latin America and Spanish and Portuguese speaking regions.

Stickam

Live video streaming and chat.

StudiVZ

University students, mostly in the German-speaking countries. School students and those out of education sign up via its partner sites schülerVZ and meinVZ.

StumbleUpon

Stumble through websites that match your selected interests

Tagged

General. Subject to quite some controversy about its e-mail marketing and privacy policy

TalentTrove

Online Talent Network

Talkbiznow

Business networking

Taltopia

Online artistic community

Taringa!

General

TeachStreet

Education / Learning / Teaching - More than 400 subjects

TravBuddy.com

Travel

Travellerspoint

Travel

tribe.net

General

Trombi.com

French subsidiary of Classmates.com

Tuenti

Spanish-based university and High School social network. Very Popular in Spain

Tumblr

General. Micro-blogging, RSS

Twitter

General. Micro-blogging, RSS, updates

Vkontakte

Social Network for Russian-speaking world including former Soviet republics. Biggest site in Russia

Vampirefreaks.com

Gothic and industrial subculture

Viadeo

Global Social Networking and Campus Networking available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

Virb

Social network that focuses heavily on artists, including musicians and photographers

Vox

Blogging

Wakoopa

For computer fans that want to discover new software and games

Wattpad

For readers and authors to interact & e-book sharing

Wasabi

General. UK-based.

WAYN

Travel and lifestyle

WebBiographies

Genealogy and biography

WeeWorld

Teenagers - 10 to 17

WeOurFamily

General with emphasis on privacy and security

Wer-kennt-wen

General

weRead

Books

Windows Live Spaces

Blogging (formerly MSN Spaces)

WiserEarth

Online community space for the social justice and environmental movement

WriteAPrisoner.com

Site networking inmates, friends, family

Xanga

Blogs and "metro" areas

XING

Business (primarily Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) and China)

Xt3

Catholic social networking, created after World Youth Day 2008

Yammer

Social networking for office colleagues

Yelp, Inc.

Local Business Review and Talk

Youmeo

UK Social Network (focus on data portability)

Zoo.gr

Greek Web Meeting point

Zooppa

Online Community for Creative Talent (host of brand sponsored advertising contests)



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