List of social networking websites


List of social networking websites

This is a list of major active social networking websites and excludes dating websites (see List of online dating websites). For defunct social networking websites, see List of defunct social networking websites.

Please note the list is not exhaustive, and is limited to notable, well-known sites.

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Name Description/Focus Date launched Registered users Registration Global Alexa[1] Page ranking
Academia.edu Social networking site for academics/researchers 02008-09-01September 2008 &10000000000211000000000211,000[2] Open &100000000000060530000006,053[3]
Advogato Free and open source software developers 01999 1999 &1000000000001357500000013,575[4] Open &10000000000144599000000144,599[5]
aNobii Books 02006 2006 Open &1000000000001193200000011,932[6]
aSmallWorld European jet set and social elite world-wide 02004-03-01March 2004 &10000000000550000000000550,000[7] Invite-only &100000000000061920000006,192[8]
AsianAvenue A social network for the Asian American community 01997 1997 Open &1000000000007585400000075,854[9]
Athlinks Running, Swimming 02001 2001 &10000000000139458000000139,458[10] Open &1000000000003712900000037,129[11]
Audimated.com Independent music 02010 2010 Open &10000000000747857000000747,857[12]
Badoo General, Meet new people, Popular in Europe and Latin America 02006 2006 &1000000008600000000000086,000,000[13] Open to people 18 and older &10000000000000117000000117[14]
Bebo General 02005-07-01July 2005 &10000000117000000000000117,000,000[15] Open to people 13 and older &100000000000022790000002,279[16]
BIGADDA Indian Social Networking Site 02007-08-01August 2007 &100000000030000000000003,000,000[17] Open to people 16 and older &1000000000001290300000012,903[18]
Biip.no Norwegian community 02005-06-01June 1, 2005 &10000000000430000000000430,000[19] Requires Norwegian phone number &1000000000004246800000042,468[20]
BlackPlanet African-Americans 01999-09-01September 1, 1999 &1000000002000000000000020,000,000[21] Open &100000000000058630000005,863[22]
Blauk Anyone who wants to tell something about a stranger or acquaintance. 02010 2010 Open to people 13 and older. &10000000000463796000000463,796[23]
Blogster Blogging community 02005-11-24November 24, 2005 &1000000000008557900000085,579[24] Open &1000000000001014400000010,144[25]
Bolt.com General 01996 1996 Open &10000000000111069000000111,069[26]
Busuu Language learning community 02008-05-16May 16, 2008 &100000000040000000000004,000,000[27] Open &100000000000043300000004,330[28]
Buzznet Music and pop-culture 02005 2005 &1000000001000000000000010,000,000[29] Open &100000000000012270000001,227[30]
CafeMom Mothers 02006-12-01December 2006 &100000000012500000000001,250,000[31] Open to moms and moms-to-be &100000000000014920000001,492[32]
Cake Financial Investing 02007-09-17September 17, 2007 Open &10000000000481922000000481,922[33]
Care2 Green living and social activism 01998 1998 &100000000099619470000009,961,947[34] Open &100000000000018830000001,883[35]
CaringBridge Not for profit providing free websites that connect family and friends during a serious health event, care and recovery.[36] 02011 &100000000095000000000009,500,000[37] Open to people 18 and older[38] [39]
Cellufun Mobile social game network, Number 8 US mobile website[40] 02007 2007 &100000000030000000000003,000,000[41] Open to people 14 and older &10000000000115511000000115,511[42]
Classmates.com School, college, work and the military 01995 1995 &1000000005000000000000050,000,000[43] Open to people 18 and older[44] &100000000000029610000002,961[45]
Cloob General. Popular in Iran 02004 2004 Open &10000000000000914000000914[46]
CouchSurfing Worldwide network for making connections between travelers and the local communities they visit. 02003 2003 &100000000029674210000002,967,421[47] Open &100000000000018210000001,821[48]
CozyCot East Asian and Southeast Asian women 02001 2001 &10000000000150000000000150,000[49] Open &100000000000037110000003,711[48]
Cross.tv Faith Based social network for Christian believers from around the world 02008 2008 &10000000000450000000000450,000[50] Open &1000000000003171600000031,716[51]
Crunchyroll Anime and forums. 02006 2006 Open &100000000000051530000005,153[52]
Cyworld General. Popular in South Korea. 01999 1999 &1000000002400000000000024,000,000[53] Open &100000000000010200000001,020[54]
DailyBooth Photo-blogging site where users upload a photo every day 02009-02-13February 13, 2009 Open &100000000000050140000005,014[55]
DailyStrength Medical & emotional support community - Physical health, Mental health, Support groups 02007-11-04November 4, 2007 Open &1000000000002205400000022,054[56]
Decayenne European and American social elite 02001 2001 Invite-only &100000000012639430000001,263,943[57]
delicious Social bookmarking allowing users to locate and save websites that match their own interests 02003-09-01September 2003 &100000000088229210000008,822,921[58] Open &10000000000000272000000272[59]
deviantART Art community 02000-08-07August 7, 2000 &100000000090409620000009,040,962[60] Open &10000000000000126000000126[61]
Diaspora* Decentralized, privacy aware, general (open source) 02011-11-22November, 2010 Open &1000000000002494700000024,947[62][63]
Disaboom People with disabilities (Amputee, cerebral palsy, MS, and other disabilities) 02011 Open &10000000000275698000000275,698[64]
Dol2day Politic community, Social network, Internet radio (German-speaking countries) 02011 &1000000000004020000000040,200[65] Open &10000000000887047000000887,047[66]
DontStayIn Clubbing (primarily UK) 02011 Open &1000000000005409500000054,095[67]
Draugiem.lv General (primarily LV, LT, HU) 02011 &100000000026004660000002,600,466[24] Invitation only &100000000000029150000002,915[68]
douban Chinese Web 2.0 website providing user review and recommendation services for movies, books, and music. 02005 2005 &1000000004685000000000046,850,000[69] Open &10000000000000119000000119[70]
DXY.cn Chinese online community for physicians, health care professionals, pharmacies and facilities 02000 2000[71] &100000000020000000000002,000,000[72] Open &1000000000001400500000014,005[73]
Elftown Community and wiki around Fantasy and sci-fi. 02011 &10000000000185000000000185,000[74] Open, approval needed &1000000000004327700000043,277[75]
Elixio High-net-worth individuals, young business executives 02007-07-01July 2007 &1000000000004000000000040,000 [76] Invite-only &10000000000153646000000153,646[77]
Epernicus For research scientists 02011 Open &10000000000528083000000528,083[78]
Eons.com For baby boomers 02011 Open to people 13 and older &1000000000003424000000034,240[79]
Experience Project Life experiences 02011 Open &100000000000034520000003,452[80]
Exploroo Travel Social Networking. 02011 Open &10000000000209868000000209,868[81]
Facebook General. 02004-02-01February 2004 &10000000800000000000000800,000,000+[82] Open to people 13 and older &100000000000000020000002[83]
Faceparty General. Popular UK. 02011 &10000000000200000000000200,000[84] Invitation only to people 18 and older &1000000000002876000000028,760[85]
Faces.com Adult Social Network, Mainly UK & USA 02011 2011 &10000000000700000000000700,000[86] Open to people 18 and older worldwide &10000000000159693000000159,693[87]
Fetlife People who are into BDSM 02011 &10000000000500000000000500,000[88] Open to people "of [legal] age to see adult content" &100000000000055130000005,513[89]
FilmAffinity Movies and TV Series 02002 2002 &10000000000250000000000250,000[90] Open &100000000000039160000003,916[91]
FledgeWing Entrepreneural community targeted towards worldwide university students 02011 Open to university students &100000000017939900000001,793,990[92]
Flixster Movies 02007 2007 &1000000006300000000000063,000,000[93] Open to people 13 and older &100000000000010180000001,018[94]
Flickr Photo sharing, commenting, photography related networking, worldwide 02004-02-01February 2004 &1000000003200000000000032,000,000[95] Open to people 13 and older (Yahoo! Login) &1000000000000003100000031[96]
Focus.com Business to Business, worldwide 02005 2005 &10000000000850000000000850,000[97] Open to people 13 and older &1000000000001149500000011,495[98]
Fotki Photo sharing, video hosting, photo contests, journals, forums, flexible privacy protection, friend's feed, audio comments and unlimited custom design integration. 01998-10-01October 1998 &100000000016325650000001,632,565 Open &100000000000053670000005,367[99]
Fotolog Photoblogging. Popular in South America and Spain 02011 &1000000002000000000000020,000,000[100] Open &100000000000011940000001,194[101]
Foursquare Location based mobile social network 02011 &1000000001000000000000010,000,000[102] Open &10000000000000625000000625[103]
Friends Reunited UK based. School, college, work, sport and streets 02011 &1000000001900000000000019,000,000[104] Open to people 13 and older &1000000000001023100000010,231[105]
Friendster General. Popular in Southeast Asia. No longer popular in the western world 02002 2002 &1000000009000000000000090,000,000[106] Open to people 16 and older. &10000000000000979000000979[107]
Frühstückstreff General 02001-07-01July 2001 &1000000000001480000000014,800[citation needed] Open &100000000012531550000001,253,155[108]
Fubar dating, an "online bar" for 18 and older 02007-10-01October 2007 &100000000012000000000001,200,000[109] Open to people 18+ &100000000000094760000009,476[110]
Gaia Online Anime and games. Popular in USA, Canada and Europe. Moderately popular around Asia. 02011 &1000000002352366300000023,523,663[111] Open to people 13 and older &100000000000010710000001,071[112]
GamerDNA Computer and video games 02006-09-21September 21, 2006 &10000000000310000000000310,000[113] Open &1000000000002288700000022,887[114]
Gather.com Article, picture, and video sharing, as well as group discussions 02011 &10000000000465000000000465,000[115] Open &100000000000039740000003,974[116]
Gays.com Social network for LGBT community, Guide for LGBT bars, restaurants, clubs, shopping 02008-05-16May 16, 2008 &10000000000100000000000100,000[117] Open, Global &1000000000007466400000074,664[118]
Geni.com Families, genealogy 02007-01-16January 16, 2007 &1000000001500000000000015,000,000[119] Open &100000000000058150000005,815[120]
Gogoyoko Fair play in Music - Social networking site for musicians and music lovers 02011 Invite only while in beta &10000000000119272000000119,272[121]
Goodreads Library cataloging, book lovers 02006-12-01December 2006 Open &100000000000025430000002,543[122]
Goodwizz Social network with matchmaking and personality games to find new contacts. Global, based in France. 02010-10-01October 2010 &10000000000110000000000110,000[123][124] Open &10000000000214214000000214,214[125]
Google+ General 02011-06-28June 28, 2011 &1000000005000000000000050,000,000[126] General, Open NA (Alexa only records data for Second-level domains)
Google Buzz General 02010-02-09February 9, 2010[127] Open NA (Alexa only records data for second-level domains)
GovLoop for people in and around government 02011 &1000000000009185200000091,852[128]
Grono.net Poland 02011 &100000000020000000000002,000,000[citation needed] Open &100000000000029580000002,958[129]
Habbo General for teens. Over 31 communities worldwide. Chat Room and user profiles. 02011 &10000000200000000000000200,000,000[130][131][132] Open to people 13 and older &100000000000065450000006,545[133]
hi5 General. Popular in India, Mongolia, Thailand, Romania, Jamaica, Central Africa, Portugal and Latin America. Not very popular in the USA. 02003 2003 &1000000008000000000000080,000,000[134] Open to people 13 and older. &10000000000000443000000443[135]
Hospitality Club Hospitality 02011 &10000000000328629000000328,629[136] Open &1000000000003825800000038,258[137]
Hotlist Geo-Social Aggregator rooted in the concept of knowing where your friends are, were, and will be. 02011 &1000000000008000000000080,000[138] Open &1000000000002824100000028,241[139]
HR.com Social networking site for Human Resources professionals 01999 1999 &10000000000194000000000194,000[140] Open &1000000000006004800000060,048[141]
Hub Culture Global influencers focused on worth creation 02002-11-01November 2002 &1000000000002000000000020,000[142] Invite-only &10000000000515308000000515,308[143]
Hyves General, mostly popular in the Netherlands. 02004-09-01September 2004 &1000000001009700000000010,097,000[144] Open &10000000000000658000000658[145]
Ibibo Talent based social networking site that allows to promote one's self and also discover new talent. Most popular in India. 02011 &100000000035000000000003,500,000[146] Open &10000000000000695000000695[147]
Identi.ca Twitter-like service popular with hackers and software freedom advocates. 02011 &10000000000395695000000395,695[citation needed] Open &100000000000038220000003,822[148]
Indaba Music Online collaboration for musicians, remix contests, and networking. 02011 &10000000000350000000000350,000[149] Open, Global &1000000000005506200000055,062[150]
IRC-Galleria Finland 02011 &10000000000505000000000505,000[151] Open to Finnish speaking people 12 and older &100000000000033020000003,302[152]
italki.com Language learning social network. 100+ languages. 02011 &10000000000500000000000500,000[153] Open, Global &1000000000002993900000029,939[154]
InterNations International community 02011 Invite-only &1000000000002560400000025,604[155]
Itsmy Mobile community worldwide, blogging, friends, personal TV-shows 02011 &100000000025000000000002,500,000[156] &10000000000206437000000206,437[157]
iWiW Hungary 02011 &100000000040000000000004,000,000[158] Invite-only &10000000000000532000000532[159]
Jaiku General. Microblogging. Owned by Google 02006-02-01February 2006 Open to people 13 and older &1000000000001566100000015,661[160]
Kaixin001 General. In Simplified Chinese; caters for mainland China users 02011 Open to the General Public &10000000000000183000000183[161]
Kiwibox General. 01999 1999 &100000000024000000000002,400,000[162] Open to people 13 and older &10000000000104563000000104,563[163]
Lafango Talent-Focused media sharing site 02011 Open, Global &10000000000151301000000151,301[164]
LaiBhaari Marathi social networking 02010 2010 &10000000000100000000000100,000 Open &1000000000002978200000029,782[165]
Last.fm Music 02002 2002 &1000000003000000000000030,000,000[166] Open &10000000000000552000000552[167]
LibraryThing Book lovers 02005-08-29August 29, 2005 &100000000013000000000001,300,000[168] Open to people 13 and older &100000000000082430000008,243[169]
Lifeknot Shared interests, hobbies 02011 Open to people 18 and older &10000000000602117000000602,117[170]
LinkedIn Business and professional networking 02003-05-01May 2003 &10000000120000000000000120,000,000[171] Open to people 18 and older &1000000000000001300000013[172]
LinkExpats Social networking website for expatriates. 100+ countries. 02011 Open, Global &100000000016684840000001,668,484[173]
Listography Lists. Autobiography 02011 Open &10000000000197009000000197,009[174]
LiveJournal Blogging. Popular in Russia and among the Russian-speaking diaspora abroad. 01999-04-15April 15, 1999 &1000000001756497700000017,564,977[175] Open (OpenID) &1000000000000007600000076[176]
Livemocha Online language learning 02011 &100000000050000000000005,000,000[177] Open &100000000000040790000004,079[178]
LunarStorm Sweden 02011 &100000000012000000000001,200,000[179] Open &1000000000006587400000065,874[180]
Makeoutclub General 01999-08-09August 9, 1999 Open &10000000000723381000000723,381[181]
MEETin General 02011 Open &10000000000173717000000173,717[182]
Meetup.com General. Used to plan offline meetings for people interested in various activities 02011 Open to people 18 and older &10000000000000739000000739[183]
Meettheboss Business and Finance community, worldwide. 02011 Open &10000000000107180000000107,180[184]
Mixi Japan 02000-10-25October 25, 2000 &1000000002432316000000024,323,160[185] Invite-only &10000000000000140000000140[186]
mobikade mobile community, UK only 02011 Open to people 18 and older &100000000018517280000001,851,728[187]
MocoSpace mobile community, worldwide 02011 &100000000030000000000003,000,000[188] Open to people 14 and older &100000000000036850000003,685[189]
MOG Music 02011 Open to people 14 and older &100000000000042210000004,221[190]
MouthShut.com Social Network, social media, consumer reviews 02011 Open &100000000000025450000002,545[191]
Mubi (website) Auteur cinema 02011 &10000000000200000000000200,000 Open &1000000000002564800000025,648[192]
Multiply "Real world" relationships. Popular in primarily in Asia. 02011 &1000000001000000000000010,000,000[193] Open to people 13 and older. &10000000000000382000000382[194]
Muxlim Muslim portal site 02006 2006 &1000000000005000000000050,000[195] Open to people 13 and older &1000000000005909900000059,099[196]
MyAnimeList Anime themed social community 02011 &10000000000160000000000160,000[197] Open to people 13 and older &100000000000060960000006,096[198]
MyHeritage family-oriented social network service 02011 &1000000003000000000000030,000,000 [199] Open &100000000000029530000002,953[200]
MyLife Locating friends and family, keeping in touch (formerly Reunion.com) 02011 &1000000005100000000000051,000,000[201] Open &100000000000014810000001,481[202]
My Opera Blogging, mobile blogging, photo sharing, connecting with friends, Opera Link and Opera Unite. Global 02011 &100000000073000000000007,300,000[203] Open NA (Alexa only records data for second-level domains)
Myspace General 02003-08-01August 2003 &10000000100000000000000100,000,000+[204][205] Open to ages 13 and older. &1000000000000008600000086[206]
myYearbook General, Charity 02011 &1000000002000000000000020,000,000[207] Open to age 13 and up & Grades 9 and up &10000000000000851000000851[208]
Nasza-klasa.pl School, college and friends. Popular in Poland 02011 &1000000001100000000000011,000,000[209] Open &1000000000004096100000040,961[210]
Netlog General. Popular in Europe, Turkey, the Arab World and Canada's Québec province. Formerly known as Facebox and Redbox.[211] 02011 &1000000007000000000000070,000,000[212] Open to people 13 and older &10000000000000296000000296[213]
Nettby Norwegian Community 02006-09-14September 14, 2006 Open &100000000000027190000002,719[214]
Nexopia Canada 02011 &100000000014000000000001,400,000[215] Open to people 13 and older [216] &1000000000002407100000024,071[217]
NGO Post Non-Profit news sharing and networking, mainly in India 02011 &1000000000001500000000015,000[218] Open &1000000000007013400000070,134[219]
Ning Users create their own social websites and social networks 02011 Open to people 13 and older &10000000000000273000000273[220]
Odnoklassniki Connect with old classmates. Popular in Russia and former Soviet republics 02011 &1000000004500000000000045,000,000[221] Open &10000000000000104000000104[222]
OneClimate Not for Profit Social networking and Climate Change 02011 Open to People of all ages and locations &10000000000307773000000307,773[223]
OneWorldTV Not for Profit Video sharing and social networking aimed at people interested in social issues, development, environment, etc. 02011 Open &1000000002743422700000027,434,227[224]
Open Diary First online blogging community, founded in 1998 01998 1998 &100000000050000000000005,000,000[225] Open to people 13 and older &1000000000003929000000039,290[226]
Orkut General. Owned by Google Inc. Popular in India and Brazil.[227] 02004-01-22January 22, 2004 &10000000100000000000000100,000,000[228] Open to people 18 and older, (Google login) &10000000000000106000000106[229]
OUTeverywhere Gay/LGBTQ Community 02011 Open &10000000000329887000000329,887[230]
Passportstamp Travel 02011 Open &10000000000366598000000366,598[231]
PatientsLikeMe Online community for patients with life-changing illnesses to find other patients like them, share their data with others, and learn more about their condition to improve their outcome. 02006 2006 &10000000000109587000000109,587[232] Open to people 13 years and up &1000000000005796200000057,962[233]
Partyflock Dutch virtual community for people interested in house music and other electronic dance music 02001-11-10November 10, 2001 &10000000000321125000000321,125 Open to people 18 years and up &100000000000072260000007,226[234]
Pingsta Collaborative platform for the world's Internetwork Experts 02011 Invite-only, only Internet Experts &100000000016689550000001,668,955[235]
Plaxo Aggregator 02011 &1000000001500000000000015,000,000[236] Open &100000000000015330000001,533[237]
Playahead Swedish, Danish teenagers 02011 Closed &1000000000006308100000063,081[238]
PureVolume Connecting indie music bands and listeners, through music sharing and social networking 02003 2003 Open &1000000000002082200000020,822[239]
Playfire Computer and video games Open to people 13 and older &1000000000006255500000062,555[240]
Playlist.com General, Music 02011 Open to people over 13 &100000000000043400000004,340[241]
Plurk Micro-blogging, RSS, updates. Very popular in Taiwan 02011 Open &100000000000010720000001,072[242]
Present.ly Enterprise social networking and micro-blogging 02011 Open &100000000048937110000004,893,711[243]
Qapacity A a business-oriented social networking site and a business directory 02011 Open to people 16 and older &1000000000009684700000096,847[244]
Quechup General, friendship, dating 02007 2007 Open to those over 16 &10000000000150757000000150,757[245]
Qzone General. In Simplified Chinese; caters for mainland China users 02011 &10000000480000000000000480,000,000[246][247] Open to the general public NA (Alexa only records data for second-level domains)
Raptr Video games 02011 Open &1000000000002566400000025,664[248]
Ravelry Knitting and crochet 02011 &10000000000743930000000743,930[249] Open &100000000000078110000007,811[250]
Renren Significant site in China. Was known as 校内 (Xiaonei) until August 2009. 02011 &10000000160000000000000160,000,000[251] Open &1000000000000008300000083[252]
ResearchGate Social network for scientific researchers 02011 &10000000000400000000000400,000[253] Open &1000000000002309500000023,095[254]
ReverbNation.com Social network for musician and bands 02011 &10000000000500000000000500,000[255] Open to people 16 and older &100000000000044220000004,422[256]
Ryze Business 02011 &10000000000500000000000500,000[257] Open &1000000000001983900000019,839[258]
ScienceStage Science-oriented multimedia platform and network for scientists 02011 Open &1000000000002680400000026,804[259]
Scispace.net Collaborative network site for scientists 02011 By invitation, but can request an invitation &100000000012317950000001,231,795[260]
ShareTheMusic Music Community. Sharing and listening to music for free and legally 02011 Open &10000000000471712000000471,712[261]
Shelfari Books 02006-10-11October 11, 2006 Open &1000000000001968100000019,681[262]
Skyrock Social Network in French-speaking world 02011 &1000000002200000000000022,000,000[263] Open &10000000000000437000000437[264]
Social_Life_(website) Brazilian jet set and social elite world-wide 02008 2008 &10000000000550000000000550,000[265] Invite-only &10000000000154533000000154,533[266]
SocialVibe Social Network for Charity 02011 &10000000000435000000000435,000[citation needed] Open &1000000000004192700000041,927[267]
Sonico.com General. Popular in Latin America and Spanish and Portuguese speaking regions. 02011 &1000000001700000000000017,000,000[268][269] Open to people 13 and older &10000000000000507000000507[270]
SoundCloud Repository of original music pieces and networking. 02011 &100000000010000000000001,000,000[271] Open &10000000000000374000000374[272]
Stickam Live video streaming and chat. 02011 &100000000020000000000002,000,000[273] Open &100000000000027420000002,742[274]
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. 02011 &1000000001700000000000017,000,000[275] Open &100000000000013180000001,318[276]
StumbleUpon Stumble through websites that match your selected interests 02011 &1000000001060000000000010,600,000[277] Open &10000000000000108000000108[278]
Tagged General. 02011 &10000000100000000000000100,000,000[279] Open &10000000000000281000000281[280]
TalentTrove Online Talent Network 02011 Open &1000000000002117700000021,177[281]
Talkbiznow Business networking 02011 Open &10000000000283770000000283,770[282]
Taltopia Online artistic community 02011 Open &1000000000005275900000052,759[283]
Taringa! General 02011 &1000000001100000000000011,000,000[284] Open to people 13 and older &10000000000000137000000137[285]
TeachStreet Education / Learning / Teaching - More than 400 subjects 02011 Open &1000000000006149200000061,492[286]
TermWiki Learning / Languages / Translation - 1.2m terms in more than 1300 subjects 02010-05-01May 2010 Open &1000000000001618200000016,182[287]
TravBuddy.com Travel 02005 2005 &100000000015880000000001,588,000[288] Open to people 18 and older &1000000000001178900000011,789[289]
Travellerspoint Travel 02002 2002 &10000000000310000000000310,000[290] Open &1000000000001148600000011,486[291]
tribe.net General 02011 Open &100000000000057060000005,706[292]
Trombi.com French subsidiary of Classmates.com 02011 &100000000044000000000004,400,000[293] &100000000000072830000007,283[294]
Tuenti Spanish-based university and High School social network. Very Popular in Spain 02011 &1000000001200000000000012,000,000[295] Invite-only &10000000000000730000000730[296]
Tumblr General. Micro-blogging, RSS 02007 2007 Open &1000000000000004600000046[297]
Twitter General. Micro-blogging, RSS, updates 02006-07-15July 15, 2006 &10000000175000000000000175,000,000[298][299] Open &100000000000000090000009[300]
Vkontakte Social Network for Russian-speaking world including former Soviet republics. 02006-09-01September 2006 &10000000110578500000000110,578,500[301] Open &1000000000000004400000044[302]
Vampirefreaks.com Gothic and industrial subculture 01999 1999 &100000000019310490000001,931,049[303] Open to users 13 and over &100000000000075770000007,577[304]
Viadeo Global Social Networking and Campus Networking available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese 02011 &1000000003500000000000035,000,000[305] Open &10000000000000710000000710[306]
Virb Social network that focuses heavily on artists, including musicians and photographers 02007 2007 Open &1000000000002247400000022,474[307]
Vox Blogging 02011 Open &100000000000013190000001,319[308]
Wakoopa For computer fans that want to discover new software and games 02011 &10000000000100000000000100,000[citation needed] Open &100000000000094200000009,420[309]
Wattpad For readers and authors to interact & e-book sharing 02011 Open &1000000000001100800000011,008[310]
Wasabi General. UK-based. 02011 Open &1000000000009518800000095,188[311]
WAYN Travel and lifestyle 02003-05-01May 2003 &1000000001000000000000010,000,000[312] Open to people 18 and older &100000000000029740000002,974[313]
WebBiographies Genealogy and biography 02011 Open &10000000000734214000000734,214[314]
WeeWorld Teenagers - 10 to 17 02011 &1000000003000000000000030,000,000[315] Open to ages 13 and older. &100000000000087290000008,729[316]
WeOurFamily General with emphasis on privacy and security 02011 Open, subscription-based &10000000000685337000000685,337[317]
Wer-kennt-wen General 02011 General &10000000000000441000000441[318]
weRead Books 02007-06-01June 2007 &100000000040000000000004,000,000[citation needed] Open &1000000000008023300000080,233[319]
Windows Live Spaces Blogging (formerly MSN Spaces) 02011 &10000000120000000000000120,000,000[320] Open NA (Alexa only records data for second-level domains)
WiserEarth Online community space for the social justice and environmental movement[321] 02011 &1000000000004500000000045,000[322] Open to people 16 and older &1000000000007714300000077,143[323]
Wooxie Blogging and micro-blogging 02011 Open &10000000000169489000000169,489[324]
WriteAPrisoner.com Site networking inmates, friends, family 02000-09-01September 2000 &1000000000006600000000066,000[325] Open to people 18 years and older &10000000000252188000000252,188[326]
Xanga Blogs and "metro" areas Unknown &1000000002700000000000027,000,000[327] Open &10000000000000768000000768[328]
XING Business (primarily Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)) 02011 &1000000001110000000000011,100,000[329] Open &10000000000000260000000260[330]
Xt3 Catholic social networking, created after World Youth Day 2008 02011 Open &10000000000136804000000136,804[331]
Yammer Social networking for office colleagues 02011 Must have company email &100000000000037690000003,769[332]
Yelp, Inc. Local Business Review and Talk 02011 Open &10000000000000182000000182[333]
Zoo.gr Greek Web Meeting point 02004 2004 &10000000000890000000000890,000[334] Open &100000000000080570000008,057[335]
Zooppa Online Community for Creative Talent (host of brand sponsored advertising contests) 02011 &1000000000006000000000060,000[336] Open to people 14 and older[337] &1000000000008855500000088,555[338]

See also

References

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  64. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Disaboom.com 27 July 2011
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  67. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for DontStayIn.com 27 July 2011
  68. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Draugiem.lv 27 July 2011
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  78. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Epernicus.com 27 July 2011
  79. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Eons.com 27 July 2011
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  81. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Exploroo.com 13 December 2009
  82. ^ incharm.co.uk 08 November 2011
  83. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Facebook.com 13 December 2009
  84. ^ Faceparty announced removing 7 million account in a mass message to all members, therefore leaving 200,000
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  86. ^ Profile Winks Are So Wank at Faces.com[dead link]
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  88. ^ FetLife Homepage 21 July 2010
  89. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Fetlife.com 21 July 2010
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  92. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for FledgeWing.com 13 December 2009
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  95. ^ Forum Flickr
  96. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Flickr.com 27 July 2011
  97. ^ Focus.com Announces Increased Growth and Expansion Over Past Month Focus.com
  98. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Focus.com 23 October, 2010
  99. ^ http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/fotki.com
  100. ^ Hispanic PR Wire 20 August 2008
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  106. ^ Friendster reported number, May 2008[dead link]
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  113. ^ "GamerDNA Players Directory". Gamerdna.com. 2010-06-10. http://www.gamerdna.com/players/?sort=joindate&direction=descending. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
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  115. ^ "Gather Article by Altair Ego". Gather.com. http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.jsp?articleId=281474977202002. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
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  117. ^ gays.com
  118. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Gays.com 13 December 2009
  119. ^ "Geni Home Page". Geni.com. http://www.geni.com/. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  120. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Geni.com 13 December 2009
  121. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for gogoyoko.com 13 December 2009
  122. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Goodreads.com 13 December 2009
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  124. ^ "Goodwizz MainPage". Goodwizz.com. http://www.goodwizz.com/popups/about_us.php. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
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  126. ^ Google+ Usage Skyrockets, Hits 50 Million Users 27 September 2011
  127. ^ Introducing Google Buzz 9 February 2010
  128. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Govloop.com 27 July 2011
  129. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Grono.net 13 December 2009
  130. ^ Finland. "Habbo Info". Sulake.com. http://www.sulake.com/habbo/index.html?navi=2.1. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  131. ^ Habbo UK Articles[dead link]
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  135. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Hi5.com 27 July 2011
  136. ^ "HospitalityClub Website". Hospitalityclub.org. http://www.hospitalityclub.org/. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  137. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for HospitalityClub.org 13 December 2009
  138. ^ "The Hotlist's Facebook App Page". Facebook.com. http://www.facebook.com/hotlist. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  139. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for TheHotlist.com 27 May 2010
  140. ^ "HR.Com Launches New Free Service For Members". Humanresourcesjournal.com. 2010-11-10. http://www.humanresourcesjournal.com/2010/11/hrcom-launches-new-service-to-members/. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
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  142. ^ Jordan, Andy (2009-09-09). "Wall Street Journal". Blogs.wsj.com. http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2009/09/09/the-currency-revolution//. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  143. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for HubCulture.com 13 September 2010
  144. ^ http://www.hyves.nl. "Hyves Homepage". Hyves.nl. http://www.hyves.nl/. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  145. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Hyves.nl 27 July 2011
  146. ^ "ibibo Homepage". Ibibo.com. http://www.ibibo.com. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  147. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Ibibo.com 13 December 2009
  148. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Identi.ca 09 March 2011
  149. ^ "4 September 2009". Creative Commons. http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/19365. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  150. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for indabamusic.com 5 January 2010
  151. ^ "IRC-Galleria". IRC-Galleria. http://irc-galleria.net/index.php. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  152. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for IRC-Galleria.net 13 December 2009
  153. ^ "About: Quick Facts". italki.com. 2010. http://www.italki.com/static/about.htm. Retrieved 30 July 2010. 
  154. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Italki.com 30 July 2010
  155. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for InterNations.org 28 March 2010
  156. ^ Green, Tim. "Itsmy socialises Italians". Mobile Entertainment. http://www.mobile-ent.biz/news/30013/Itsmy-socialises-Italians. Retrieved 15 April 2008. 
  157. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Itsmy.com 13 December 2009
  158. ^ ""iWiW Blog"". Ghblog.iwiw.hu. http://ghblog.iwiw.hu/?p=40. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  159. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for iWiW.hu 13 December 2009
  160. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Jaiku.com 13 December 2009
  161. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Kaixin001.com 27 July 2011
  162. ^ Kiwibox Launches 4KIWI, a Custom SMS Platform, 2 April 2009[dead link]
  163. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Kiwibox.com 13 December 2009
  164. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Lafango.com 27 July 2011
  165. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for laibhaari.com 06 August 2011
  166. ^ "Last.fm Radio Announcement". http://blog.last.fm/2009/03/24/lastfm-radio-announcement. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  167. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Last.fm 27 July 2011
  168. ^ "Zeitgeist". LibraryThing. http://www.librarything.com/zeitgeist. Retrieved July 27, 2011. 
  169. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for LibraryThing.com 27 July 2011
  170. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Lifeknot.com 13 December 2009
  171. ^ LinkedIn 25 August 2011
  172. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for LinkedIn.com 27 July 2011
  173. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Linkexpats.com 10 September 2010
  174. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Listography.com 13 December 2009
  175. ^ "Livejournal Statistics". Livejournal.com. http://www.livejournal.com/stats.bml. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  176. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for LiveJournal.com 27 July 2011
  177. ^ Collins Publicity (2010-03-03). "Collins Language and Livemocha Sign Multi-Language Online Learning Agreement". HarperCollins. http://www.harpercollins.co.uk/News_and_Events/News/Pages/Collins-Language-and-Livemocha-Sign-Multi-Language-Online-Learning-Agreement.aspx. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
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  179. ^ Lunarworks.se
  180. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for LunarStorm.se 13 December 2009
  181. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Makeoutclub.com 27 July 2011
  182. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for MEETin.org 13 December 2009
  183. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Meetup.com 13 December 2009
  184. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Meettheboss.com 13 December 2009
  185. ^ Mixi counter
  186. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for mixi.jp 27 July 2011
  187. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for mkade.com 13 December 2009
  188. ^ TMCnet
  189. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for MocoSpace.com 13 December 2009
  190. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for MOG.com 13 December 2009
  191. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for MouthShut.com 13 December 2009
  192. ^ "Alexa Traffic Details for Mubi.com". Alexa.com. http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/theauteurs.com. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  193. ^ "Multiply.com". Multiply.multiply.com. http://multiply.multiply.com/journal/item/263/Ten_million_members. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  194. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Multiply.com 27 July 2011
  195. ^ "Muslim social media website claims 1m users per month". Muxlim.com. 2011-08-23. http://www.muxlim.com/. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  196. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Muxlim.com 13 December 2009
  197. ^ Garrett Gyssler. "About". Myanimelist.net. http://www.myanimelist.net/about.php. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  198. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for MyAnimeList.net 13 December 2009
  199. ^ Community MyHeritage.com
  200. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for MyHeritage.com 13 December 2009
  201. ^ "9 January 2008". Web Strategist. 2008-01-09. http://www.web-strategist.com/blog/2008/01/09/social-network-stats-facebook-myspace-reunion-jan-2008/. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  202. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for MyLife.com 13 December 2009
  203. ^ http://my.opera.com/freexone/about/
  204. ^ MySpace "New York Times, 4 May 2009"
  205. ^ [1][dead link]
  206. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for MySpace.com 27 July 2011
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  208. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for MyYearbook.com 13 December 2009
  209. ^ "Gazeta.pl". Miasta.gazeta.pl. http://miasta.gazeta.pl/wroclaw/1,35771,5024528.html. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  210. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Nasza-klasa.pl 27 July 2011
  211. ^ "netlog.com - Traffic Details from Alexa". 29 September 2009. http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/netlog.com. 
  212. ^ "Netlog Corporate stats". 14 September 2010. http://corporate.netlog.com/stats/. 
  213. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Netlog.com 27 July 2011
  214. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Nettby.no 13 December 2009
  215. ^ "Nexopia.com". Nexopia.com. http://www.nexopia.com/. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  216. ^ Terms nexopia.com
  217. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Nexopia.com 13 December 2009
  218. ^ "NGO Post". NGO Post. http://www.ngopost.org. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  219. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for NGOPost.org 13 December 2009
  220. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Ning.com 27 July 2011
  221. ^ "Main page of". Odnoklassniki.ru. 1997-07-26. http://www.odnoklassniki.ru. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  222. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Odnoklassniki.ru 27 July 2011
  223. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for OneClimate.net 13 December 2009
  224. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for OneWorldTV.net 13 December 2009
  225. ^ Washington, The (2007-08-13). "Washington Post". Blogs.washingtontimes.com. http://blogs.washingtontimes.com/news/2007/aug/13/journaling-32a-tool-for-writers/. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  226. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for OpenDiary.com 13 December 2009
  227. ^ "Orkut Demographics". Orkut.com. http://www.orkut.com/MembersAll. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  228. ^ "Economic Times, 30 October 2009". Economictimes.indiatimes.com. 2009-10-30. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/Google-unveils-new-look-for-Orkut/articleshow/5181314.cms. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  229. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Orkut.com 27 July 2011
  230. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for OUTeverywhere.com 2009-12-13
  231. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for PassportStamp.com 13 December 2009
  232. ^ PatientsLikeMe user stats as of 2011-07-01
  233. ^ [2] 1 July 2011
  234. ^ [3] 29 October 2010
  235. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Pingsta.com 13 December 2009
  236. ^ "Is Plaxo on the Block?". Reuters. 4 January 2008. http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Messaging-and-Collaboration/Is-Plaxo-on-the-Block/. 
  237. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Plaxo.com 13 December 2009
  238. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Playahead.se 13 December 2009
  239. ^ "Alexa traffic details for Purevolume.com". Alexa. http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/purevolume.com. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  240. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Playfire.com 20 July 2011
  241. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Playlist.com 27 July 2011
  242. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Plurk.com 13 December 2009
  243. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Present.ly 13 December 2009
  244. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Qapacity.com 13 December 2009
  245. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Quechup.com 15 August 2010
  246. ^ "Social Networks in the East and the West". RIA Novosti. March 2011. http://en.rian.ru/infographics/20110228/162792394.html. 
  247. ^ Wauters, Robin (24 February 2009). "China's Social Network QZone Is Big, But Is It Really The Biggest?". TechCrunch. http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/02/24/chinas-social-network-qzone-is-big-but-is-it-really-the-biggest/. 
  248. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Raptr.com 19 May 2010
  249. ^ "Ravelry homepage". Ravelry.com. http://www.ravelry.com. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  250. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Ravelry.com 13 December 2009
  251. ^ "/ Technology - Renren plans US listing this year". Ft.com. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/c26ed156-3d23-11e0-bbff-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1PC35oz8g. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  252. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Renren.com 27 July 2011
  253. ^ Posted on main page as of 30 July 2010
  254. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for ResearchGate.net 30 July 2010
  255. ^ "About ReverbNation". ReverbNation.com. 2010. http://www.reverbnation.com/#/main/about. Retrieved 30 July 2010. 
  256. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for ReverbNation.com 30 July 2010
  257. ^ "Fresh opportunities for older workers". Chicago Tribune: p. 8 (Employment Outlook 2008 section). 6 January 2008. 
  258. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Ryze.com 13 December 2009
  259. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for ScienceStage.com 17 June 2010
  260. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for SciSpace.com 13 December 2009
  261. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for ShareTheMusic.com 23 December 2009
  262. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for Shelfari.com 13 December 2009
  263. ^ Sinlung News (11 March 2008)
  264. ^ Alexa Traffic Details for SkyRock.com 27 July 2011
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