Talk:List of social networking websites

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Request to add and[edit]

It would be great if someone with the necessary skill could add and here. Quora is already in the list of Q&A websites, but it seems to have also built a true community around it, so perhaps also qualifies as a social networking site. is not in the Q&A list, but I asked for it to be added there due to its major Q&A component. It's also a social community in a major way, members even organize real meetings in hundreds of cities around the world.


Date sorting broken[edit]

Numeric years should be in front of the alpha months. Otherwise alphabetic characters bork sorting and goes all crazy when they're injected into mix. Should probably be listed as YYYY w/o any months or specific days.

XXXX Borked!
Foo 123
Bar abc 123
Baz 123 abc
qwertz 123 123 abc
azerty 123 abc 1234

-- dsprc [talk] 05:56, 7 September 2015 (UTC)

Edit request[edit]

After fighting with manual editing, I ran perl against this to remove {{dts}} and other trailing date info to include only the year. Should make sorting uniform across that column. Here is the table revision in my sandbox; I request this be included into article. -- dsprc [talk] 06:34, 7 September 2015 (UTC)

Also: please include num=yes to TOC as there's numeric entry. -- dsprc [talk] 06:59, 7 September 2015 (UTC)

@Dsprc: Isn't the sorting uniform when {{dts}} is used? That's what it's designed to do, after all. — Mr. Stradivarius ♪ talk ♪ 08:29, 7 September 2015 (UTC)
I have added the num=yes, fixed the dates that didn't have dts as they weren't allowing the correct sorting and added some more launch dates. -- GB fan 12:14, 7 September 2015 (UTC)
@GB fan: Thanks! Inclusion of the missing dts seems to have sorted things out (no pun :)). -- dsprc [talk] 14:13, 7 September 2015 (UTC)
yw, I am trying to add the rest of the dates also. -- GB fan 14:54, 7 September 2015 (UTC)


@Kudpung:, why is this article fully protected? There's no apparent reason for it. — Jeraphine Gryphon (talk) 11:21, 7 September 2015 (UTC)

This is the reason. You may also wish to check the article history, and the archives of this talk page. --Kudpung กุดผึ้ง (talk) 21:34, 8 September 2015 (UTC)

Protected edit request on 7 September 2015[edit]

ibibo is now closed, and is only operated as travel site.; Jaiko has been closed; (talk) 17:33, 7 September 2015 (UTC)

You'll need to provide sources for these changes — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 12:13, 8 September 2015 (UTC)
Jaiku is here on Google blog: "Jaiku, a product we acquired in 2007 that let users send updates to friends, will shut down on January 15, 2012." Google killed a bunch of stuff (Orkut, iGoogle, etc.) after tying 25% of worker pay to Google Plus [1]. -- dsprc [talk] 20:53, 8 September 2015 (UTC)