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social networking websites

Following are the most popular social networking sites on the Web along with many innovators. There are many more, and sites emerge and wither away all the time. For more on social networking sites, see social networking site.
THE PIONEERS

 www.facebook.com      Most popular

 www.friendster.com    Young adults

 www.myspace.com       Became a music site

 www.tagworld.com      Personalize content

 www.tagged.com        Teen groups


 GENERAL PURPOSE

 www.cyworld.com       South Korea

 www.hi5.com           Global reach

 www.ning.com          Create own network

 www.orkut.com         Communities

 www.plaxo.com         Social-based PIM

 www.vk.com            Russia & environs

 www.windowslive.com   Windows Live

 www.xanga.com         Popular with teens


 SPECIALIZED

 www.asmallworld.net   Invitation only

 www.bebo.com          Students, U.K.

 www.classmates.com    Students, military

 www.geni.com          Genealogy tracking

 www.librarything.com  Online book club

 www.pinterest.com     Photo sharing

 www.reunion.com       Find classmates

 www.sixapart.com      Blogging


 BUSINESS

 www.adgabber.com      Marketing

 www.linkedin.com      People networking

 www.ryze.com          People networking

 www.sermo.com         Licensed doctors

 www.spoke.com         Find people

 www.xing.com          People networking


 MOBILE

 www.loopt.com         Find friends

 www.mocospace.com     Meet people

 www.share.ovi.com     Media sharing

 www.twitter.com       Short messages
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