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This is a list of major active social networking websites and excludes dating websites (see List of Please note the list is not exhaustive, and is limited to notable, well-known sites.

Social networking site for academics/researchers Free and open source software developers

Sep-08 1999 2006 Mar-04 1997 2001 2010 Mar-08 2006 Jul-05 Aug-07

aNobii aSmallWorld AsianAvenue Avatars United Badoo Bebo Bigadda


European jet set and social elite world-wide
Running, Swimming Independent music Online games General, Meet new people, Popular in Europe and Latin America General Indian Social Networking Site

Federated Media's BigTent Organization and communication portal for
groups BlackPlanet Blauk Blogster Buzznet CafeMom Care2 CaringBridge Cloob CouchSurfing CozyCot

Norwegian community African-Americans Anyone who wants to tell something about a stranger or acquaintance.

1-Jun-05 1-Sep-99 2010 24-Nov-05 1996 2005 Dec-06 17-Sep-07

Blogging community
General Music and pop-culture Mothers Investing

Green living and social activism 1998 Not for profit providing free websites that connect family and friends durin Mobile social game network, Number 8 US mobile website[39] 2007
School, college, work and the military General. Popular in Iran Worldwide network for making connections between travelers and the local communities they visit. East Asian and Southeast Asian women 2001 1995 Crunchyroll Cyworld DailyBooth DailyStrength Decayenne delicious deviantART Disaboom Dol2day DontStayIn

Faith Based social network for Christian believers from around the world Anime and forums. General. Popular in South Korea. Photo-blogging site where users upload a photo every day Medical & emotional support community Physical health, Mental health, Support groups European and American social elite Social bookmarking allowing users to locate and save websites that match their own interests Art community People with disabilities (Amputee, cerebral palsy, MS, and other disabilities) Politic community, Social network, Internet radio (German-speaking countries) Clubbing (primarily UK) General (primarily LV, LT, HU) 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. Community and wiki around Fantasy and sci-fi.


13-Feb-09 4-Nov-07 2001

Sep-03 7-Aug-00



Elftown Epernicus Experience Project Exploroo Facebook Faceparty Fetlife FilmAffinity FitFinder FledgeWing Flixster

For research scientists For baby boomers
Life experiences Travel Social Networking. General. General. Popular UK. British teens Feb-04

People who are into BDSM Movies and TV Series Anonymous UK Student Microblogging Website Entrepreneural community targeted towards worldwide university students Movies 2007 2002

Photo sharing, commenting, photography related networking, worldwide


No longer popular in the western world General dating. work. book lovers Social network with matchmaking and personality games to find new contacts. Canada and Europe. sport and streets General. an "online bar" for 18 and older Oct-98 2002 Jul-01 Oct-07 Anime and games. restaurants. Central Africa. Popular in Geni. photo contests. Global. Photoblogging. School. as well as group discussions Social network for LGBT community. shopping Families. clubs. Moderately popula Computer and video games Article. Portugal and Latin America. Popular in Southeast Asia. Romania. 2003 . college. Not very popular in the USA. forums. audio comments and unlimited custom design integration. friend's feed. Chat Room and user profiles. Popular in India. picture. and video sharing. Jamaica. journals. worldwide General 2005 Jun-10 Fotki Fotolog Foursquare Friends Reunited Friendster Frühstückstreff Fubar Gaia Online GamerDNA Gather. genealogy Fair play in Music . flexible privacy Folkdirect Business to Business.Social networking site for musicians and music lovers Library cataloging. Over 31 communities worldwide.Focus. Thailand. Mongolia. video hosting. Guide for LGBT Gays. Gogoyoko Goodreads Goodwizz Google Buzz GovLoop Grono. General for people in and around government 21-Sep-06 16-May-08 16-Jan-07 Dec-06 Oct-10 Poland General for teens. Popular in South America and Spain Location based mobile social network UK based. based in Habbo hi5 Photo sharing.

Online language learning . For the users. Talent-Focused media sharing site Music Book lovers Shared interests. and networking. Social Network focused on curvy women. worldwide. International community Mobile community worldwide. hobbies Business and professional networking Social networking website for expatriates. Site addresses social issues regarding beauty and constructs within modern Hub Culture Hyves Ibibo Identi. Used to plan offline meetings for people interested in various activities Business and Finance’s largest community of native language speakers. friends. caters for mainland China users General. Autobiography Blogging. May-03 2002 Feb-06 Nov-07 1999 15-Apr-99 10-Mar-09 Japan mobile community. by the users. remix contests.Hospitality Club Hotlist HR. Indaba Music IRC-Galleria italki. Microblogging. Owned by Google General. Popular in Russia and among the Russian-speaking diaspora Meettheboss Mixi mobikade Hospitality Geo-Social Aggregator rooted in the concept of knowing where your friends are. a social network that is more than a community. Most popular in the Netherlands. 100+ languages. and will be. Finland Language learning social network. Talent based social networking site that allows to promote one's self and a Twitter-like service popular with hackers and software freedom advocates. Sweden General General. Social networking site for Human Resources professionals Global influencers focused on worth creation 1999 Nov-02 General. were. Online collaboration for musicians. nonprofit General. In Simplified Chinese.dynamic online courses in 35 languages . InterNations Itsmy iWiW Jaiku kaioo Kaixin001 Kiwibox Lafango Last. UK only 25-Oct-00 . 100+ LibraryThing Lifeknot LinkedIn LinkExpats Listography LiveJournal Livemocha LoveTheseCurves LunarStorm MEETin Meetup. personal TV-shows Hungary General.

Popular in Poland Aug-03 Mubi (website) Multiply Muxlim MyAnimeList MyChurch MyHeritage MyLife My Opera Myspace myYearbook Nasza-klasa. social media. Very popular in Taiwan Enterprise social networking and micro-blogging . updates. Popular in India and mobile Blogging. RSS. Since 2001. Global General General. worldwide Music Social Network. Owned by Google Inc. Charity School.MocoSpace MOG MouthShut. photo sharing. founded in 1998 Netlog Nettby Nexopia NGO Post Ning Odnoklassniki OneClimate OneWorldTV Open Diary Orkut OUTeverywhere Passportstamp Partyflock Pingsta Plaxo Playahead Playlist. Turkey. mobile blogging. college and friends.[223] Gay/LGBTQ Community Travel Dutch virtual community for people interested in house music and other electronic dance music. Popular in Plurk Present. Music 1998 22-Jan-04 Micro-blogging. the Arab World and Canada's Québec Norwegian Community Canada Non-Profit news sharing and networking. mainly in India Users create their own social websites and social networks Connect with old classmates. connecting with friends. Danish teenagers General. Popular in Russia and former Soviet republics 14-Sep-06 Not for Profit Social networking and Climate Change Not for Profit Video sharing and social networking aimed at people interes First online blogging community. Partyflock has evolved into the biggest online community for the dance scene in 10th November the Netherlands 2001 Collaborative platform for the world's Internetwork Experts Aggregator Swedish. keeping in touch (formerly Reunion. Opera Link and Opera Unite. Popular in primarily in Asia. consumer reviews Auteur cinema "Real world" relationships. Muslim portal site Anime themed social community Christian Churches family-oriented social network service 2006 Locating friends and family.

caters for mainland China users Video games Knitting and crochet Significant site in China. Very Popular in General. Stumble through websites that match your selected interests Online Talent Network Business networking Online artistic community General Education / Learning / Teaching . In Simplified Tuenti Tumblr Twitter Vkontakte Vampirefreaks. Popular in Latin America and Spanish and Portuguese speaking regions. University students. Was known as 校内 (Xiaonei) until August 2009.Qapacity Quechup Qzone Raptr Ravelry Renren ResearchGate ReverbNation. Trombi. Sharing and listening to music for free and legally Books Social Network in French-speaking world 11-Oct-06 2008 2007 Brazilian jet set and social elite world-wide Social Network for Charity ShareTheMusic Shelfari Skyrock Social_Life_(website) SocialVibe A a business-oriented social networking site and a business directory General. mostly in the Germanspeaking countries. Subject to quite some controversy about its e-mail marketing and 2005 2002 Spanish-based university and High School social network. RSS. Social network for scientific researchers Social network for musician and bands Business Science-oriented multimedia platform and network for scientists Collaborative network site for scientists Music Stickam StudiVZ StumbleUpon Tagged TalentTrove Talkbiznow Taltopia Taringa! TeachStreet TravBuddy. Biggest site in Russia Gothic and industrial subculture 2007 15-Jul-06 Sep-06 1999 . Micro-blogging. RSS Ryze ScienceStage Scispace. dating General. School students and those out of education sign up via its partner sites schülerVZ and meinVZ. Live video streaming and chat. Micro-blogging.More than 400 subjects Travel Travel General French subsidiary of Classmates. updates Social Network for Russian-speaking world including former Soviet Travellerspoint tribe.

German.10 to 17 General with emphasis on privacy and security General Books Blogging (formerly MSN Spaces) 2007 May-03 Jun-07 Online community space for the social justice and environmental moveme Jan-00 Site networking inmates.Viadeo Virb Vox Wakoopa Wattpad Wasabi WAYN WebBiographies WeeWorld WeOurFamily Wer-kennt-wen weRead Windows Live Spaces WiserEarth WorldFriends WriteAPrisoner. Italian and Portuguese Social network that focuses heavily on artists. French. created after World Youth Day 2008 Social networking for office colleagues Local Business Review and Talk UK Social Network (focus on data portability) Greek Web Meeting point 2004 Sep-00 Unknown Zooppa Online Community for Creative Talent (host of brand sponsored advertising contests) . UK-based. Youmeo Zoo. Travel and lifestyle Genealogy and biography Teenagers . Inc. friends. Austria. family Blogs and "metro" areas Business (primarily Europe (Germany. Switzerland) and China) Catholic social networking. including musicians and photographers Blogging For computer fans that want to discover new software and games For readers and authors to interact & e-book sharing General. Global Social Networking and Campus Networking available in Xanga XING Xt3 Yammer Yelp.

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