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List of social networking services

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A social networking service is an online platform that people use to build social networks or social relationships with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.

This is a list of notable active social network services, excluding online dating services, that have Wikipedia articles. For defunct social networking websites, see List of defunct social networking services.

Name Type Focus
23snaps Parents save photos, videos, measurements and stories of their children
4chan Imageboard Anime, manga, video games, music, literature, fitness, politics, and sports
8tracks.com Streaming user-curated playlists
Academia.edu Academics/researchers
About.me Promote individuals
alimero Blog
Amikumu Language learners
aNobii Books
Anphabe.com Employment website
Are.na Social network and creative research platform
aSmallWorld European jet set and social elite worldwide
Athlinks Running, swimming
Band Group communication, South Korea
beBee Personal brands
BeReal Photo-sharing app
Biip.no Norwegian community
BitClout Microblogging, cryptocurrency[1][2]
BlackPlanet Black Americans
Blind Employees
Blogger Blog
Busuu Language learning community
Buzznet Music and pop-culture
CafeMom Mothers
Care2 Green movement
CaringBridge Connections after a serious health event.
Cellufun Mobile Social-network game
Chess.com Chess players
Classmates.com Alumni
Cloob Popular in Iran
Cohost Blogging, micro-blogging, photos[3]
CouchSurfing Homestays and hospitality
CozyCot East Asian and Southeast Asian women
CrossFit Fitness goals
Crunchyroll Anime fans
Cucumbertown Chefs
Cyworld Popular in South Korea.
DailyStrength Medical & emotional support community
Dayviews Sweden
Dead Runners Society Running
DeviantArt Art community
Diaspora* Distributed social network
Discord Live chat and voice for groups
Draugiem.lv Popular in Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary)
douban Chinese movies, books, and music
Doximity U.S. medical doctors
Dreamwidth Blogging
Dulwich OnView Blog Dulwich
Duolingo Language learning community and forums
DXY.cn Chinese health care professionals
Ello Creative field
Elixio Business executives jet set and global elite
English, baby! Students and teachers of English as a second language
eToro Social investing, finance
Experts Exchange IT professionals
Facebook Blog Photos, videos, blogs, apps
Faces Women in digital media
Fark Comment on news stories
Fieldoo Soccer players
Fetlife BDSM
FictionCity Artists
Fillos de Galicia Galicia
FilmAffinity Movies and TV series
Filmow Movies and TV series
Fishbrain Fishing
Fitocracy Fitness
Flickchart Movie ranking
Flixster Movies
Flickr Photo sharing, commenting, photography related networking
Frank Political commentary
Fotki Photo and video sharing
Foursquare City Guide Location-based mobile social network
Foursquare Swarm Location-based mobile social network
Friendica Distributed social network
Fyuse Photography, 3D images
Gab Right-wing politics
Gaia Online Anime and games
Gapo Vietnam
GameFAQs FAQ Video games
GameTZ.com Trading items
Gapyear.com Travel
Gays.com LGBT
Gaysir Gays and bisexuals in Norway
Geni.com Families, genealogy
Gettr Free speech[4]
GitHub social coding software development
Goodreads Library cataloging, book lovers
GovLoop Government employees
Grindr Gay and bisexual men
Habbo Teenagers
hi5 Video games
HR.com Human resources professionals
Hub Culture Ven digital currency
I Had Cancer Cancer survivors
Ibibo Talent promotion
ICQ Instant messaging
Identi.ca Hackers and software freedom advocates
IMVU Virtual world
İnci Sözlük Turkey
Indaba Music Musicians, remix contests, and networking
Influenster Product sampling and reviews
Inspire Healthcare professionals
Instagram Photo and video sharing
IRC-Galleria Finland
italki Language learning
JamiiForums Tanzania
Jappy Germany
Kaixin001 Mainland China users
KakaoStory Pages, South Korea
Kiwibox Teenagers
KizlarSoruyor Question-based
Kobo Reading platform and social network
Koo Micro-blogging
Koofers Academic Social studying network for college students
Kroogi Artists
Labroots Science and medicine
Laneros Hispanic countries, gamers
Last.fm Music
Letterboxd Film
LibraryThing Book lovers
Likee Videos
LimeWire Peer-to-peer file sharing
LinguaLeo Online English language learning website. Popular among the Russian-speaking diaspora.
LinkedIn Business and professional networking
Listography List-sharing
LiveJournal Blog Blogging
Lunchclub Social meetings
Marco Polo
Mastodon Micro-blogging
MEETin Social meetings
Meetup Offline meetings
MeWe Likes and emojis
Micro.blog Microblogging
MocoSpace Mobile social network
Minds Distributed social network with Ethereum tokens
Fitocracy Bulletin board system China
mixi Japan
MocoSpace Mobile community
MouthShut.com India
Mubi Auteur cinema
MyHeritage Family
MyLife Locating friends and family, keeping in touch
Myspace Blog Young people
My World@Mail.Ru
Nearby People nearby
Newgrounds Gaming, filming, audio and artwork composition
NK.pl School, college and friends in Poland
Nexopia Canada
Ning Create social networks
Odnoklassniki Connect with former classmates in Russia
Open Diary Blog
Parler Free speech and privacy
PatientsLikeMe Patients with life-changing illnesses
Partyflock Electronic dance music
Peach Mobile
PEERtrainer Weight loss
Pinterest Pinboard for organizing and sharing things you love
Pixnet Taiwan
Play.fm Disc jockeys
Plaxo Aggregator
Playlist.com Music
Plurk Micro-blogging, RSS in Taiwan
Portfolium Student employment search
Postcrossing Send and receive postcards
Quora Questions and answers
Qzone In Simplified Chinese; caters for mainland China users
RallyPoint Military veterans
Ravelry Knitting and crochet
Readgeek Book recommendations
Reddit News aggregator, social bookmarking, and Internet forums
Renren China
ReverbNation.com Musicians and bands
Rooster Teeth Social network and community site
Ryze Business
Second Life Virtual world
Sharesome Pornography
Sina Weibo Microblogging in mainland China
Skoob Brazilian readers
Snow Image messaging
Something Awful Comedy Blog
SoundCloud Repository of original music pieces
Soup.io Microblogging
Spaces Russian mobile phone users
Spot.IM A service for webmasters to add social networking functionality to their websites
Spoutible Micro-blogging
Stack Overflow Question and answer knowledge market site for programmers
Stage 32 Professionals in film, television and theater
Steam game launcher, forums, live chat
Steemit Blockchain based social networking
Tagged Blog Tagging similar photos and profiles
TakingITGlobal Youth focused on global issues
Tal Canal Blog Sharing content, games and news
Taringa! Argentina
TermWiki Learning / languages / translation
The Sphere Luxury network with exclusive personalized services
The Meta Network Bulletin board system
The Student Room Blog Students in the United Kingdom
The WELL Bulletin board system
Thinkspot Free speech alternative to Patreon
TikTok Music oriented
Total Recut Video sharing and resources website for fans and creators of video remixes
Travellerspoint Travel
Truth Social Mastodon derivative[5] Trump-affiliated social network
Tuenti Phone company in Spain with social networking service
Tumblr Blog Microblogging
TV Tropes Wiki
Twitter Micro-blogging, RSS, updates
TV Time
Untappd Beer drinking
VK Music upload, listening and search. Popular in Russia and former Soviet republics.
Viadeo Business owners, entrepreneurs and managers
Vingle Photos
Wattpad Readers and authors
Warm Showers Homestays and hospitality while bicycle touring
WAYN Travel and lifestyle
We Heart It Image sharing
Wikipedia Wiki
WikiWikiWeb Wiki
Wooxie Blog Blogging and micro-blogging
Woozworld Tweens and teens
WordPress Blog
WriteAPrisoner.com Inmates connect with friends, family
WT Social Subwikis
Wykop.pl Micro-blogging
XING Business primarily in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
Yammer Office colleagues
Yelp Business review
Yo Quick connections
YTMND Meme-sharing
zoo.gr Greeks

See also


  1. ^ Lester, Caroline (9 June 2021). "The Dark, Democratizing Power of the Social-Media Stock Market". The New Yorker. Archived from the original on 9 June 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Crypto social network BitClout arrives with a bevy of high-profile investors – and skeptics". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  3. ^ Darlingburg, Dee (21 November 2022). "What is Cohost? The Social Media Platform Is A Twitter Alternative". The Vibely. Retrieved 16 March 2024.
  4. ^ Singman, Brooke (13 July 2021). "Former Trump adviser Jason Miller's GETTR social media platform reaches 1M users days after launch". Fox Business. Retrieved 5 January 2022.
  5. ^ Kan, Michael (1 December 2021). "Trump's Social Media Site Quietly Admits It's Based on Mastodon". PCMag UK. Retrieved 7 February 2022.