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105 Leading Social Networks Worldwide

105 Leading Social Networks Worldwide

September 27, 2017 4:01 pm

Editor’s Word: We first revealed this text in 2015, as “ninety one Main Social Networks Worldwide.” We up to date it in Sept. 2017, under.

A lot has modified since 2015 once we final up to date our listing main social media websites. Many extra social networks have been launched. Some have been discontinued.

This submit will listing all main English-language social networks as of Sept. 2017. It should additionally point out social networks that have been added because the 2015 article, by putting “(New)” beside the identify.

Common Objective Social Networks

    1. Fb continues to be the primary social community on the earth. It reportedly has greater than 2 billion lively month-to-month customers as of June 2017.
    2. WhatsApp is an on the spot-messaging social community that works totally on smartphones. It's now a part of Fb and has over 1 billion customers as of 2016.
    3. Messenger (New) can also be an prompt-messaging social community that's a part of Fb. It has roughly 1.2 billion customers as of April 2017.
    4. LinkedIn is a social community utilized by professionals and is now owned by Microsoft. The community has greater than 500 million customers as of April 2017.
    5. Google+ is Google’s social community that's reported to have greater than one hundred million lively customers. This social community is tightly built-in with all the opposite Google providers, resembling e mail and calendar.
    6. Twitter has roughly 320 million customers, who can submit tweets which might be restricted to one hundred forty characters.
    7. Instagram is a photograph and video sharing social community that's a part of Fb. It has roughly 375 million lively customers.
    8. Pinterest is a social community that permits photographs and movies to be shared from different websites. Pinterest has greater than one hundred seventy five million lively customers.
    9. Snapchat is a multimedia messaging community with over one hundred fifty million day by day customers that has gained widespread reputation due to its revolutionary picture filters.
    10. Quora (New) is a query-and-reply social community the place customers can get solutions to their posted questions. The location has near 200 million lively customers.
    11. GirlsAskGuys (New) is a query-and-reply social community the place members of the other gender can ask one another questions.
    12. Nextdoor is a social community that connects neighbors by sharing upcoming occasions and different neighborhood actions. Over one hundred fifty,000 neighborhoods within the U.S. use Nextdoor.
    13. ProductHunt (New) is a social community that helps share new merchandise and prioritizes them based mostly on votes given by members.
    14. AngelList (New) is a social community utilized by buyers and startups. The location has hundreds of buyers signed up as members.
    15. Kickstarter (New) is a social funding platform the place individuals can pitch their merchandise or product concepts to get funding. The location has had virtually 10 million backers.
    16. WeChat is a cellular-messaging social community with virtually 1 billion month-to-month lively customers who're primarily from China. However WeChat additionally provides an English, worldwide model. It has wealthy performance from chatting to buying with customers even shopping for houses on the app.
    17. Skype is an immediate messaging platform that permits communication utilizing textual content, voice, and video. It has over 300 million lively month-to-month customers and is now a part of Microsoft.
    18. Viber can also be a communication social community like Skype that permits textual content, voice, and video messaging. It has over 800 million customers
    19. Tumblr is a running a blog community with over 350 million blogs and over 500 million customers. The social community helps each net and cellular.
    20. Line is an on the spot messaging social community that's in style in Japan but in addition helps English and different languages. It has over 600 million customers worldwide.
    21. Gab (New) is an advert-free social community that permits its customers to learn and write messages of as much as 300 characters, referred to as “gabs.” It has roughly 200,000 customers.
    22. VK is like Fb however extra common in Russia and neighboring nations with over four hundred million customers.
    23. Reddit is a content material sharing social community with over 500 million month-to-month visits. Textual content posts or direct hyperlinks might be shared on the location and voted by members to find out reputation.
    24. Telegram is a cloud-based mostly on the spot messaging service that has over one hundred million lively month-to-month customers.
    25. Tagged is a social community for making new associates. The location has about 20 million distinctive guests globally.
    26. Myspace is a social community that's targeted round a person’s profile and is extra common with musicians and bands. It as soon as was a prime social community within the U.S., however now solely has a couple of million customers.
    27. Badoo is likely one of the world’s most generally used courting networks. It has over 360 million registered customers.
    28. Stumbleupon focuses on content material discovery for its customers. It's provided as a browser toolbar in all in style browsers.
    29. Foursquare offers personalised suggestions based mostly on a consumer’s location and former purchases. The service has tens of hundreds of thousands of customers and is rising quickly within the enterprise area.
    30. MeetMe focuses on serving to customers uncover new individuals to talk with on cellular units. It has over 2.5 million every day lively customers.
    31. Meetup is a social community that facilitates a gaggle of individuals to satisfy in individual round a selected matter or theme. It has roughly 32 million customers.
    32. Skyrock is primarily a French social community that gives running a blog capabilities to its members. It has a couple of million members.
    33. Pinboard (New) is a paid social community that permits sharing of bookmarks. The customers can profit from an advert-free expertise on this website.
    34. Kiwibox is a social community for younger adults that gives running a blog, photographs, and gaming options. It has about three million members.
    35. Twoo (New) is a social discovery platform that permits its 181 million members to create profiles, add footage, and chat with different customers.
    36. Yelp (New) is a restaurant evaluation and residential providers website that has social options to share pictures, write evaluations, and see actions of buddies.

Photograph Sharing Networks

    1. Snapfish is a photograph sharing social community the place the members can profit from limitless space for storing for his or her pictures. The location has tens of tens of millions of members.
    2. Flickr is a photograph and video sharing social community that helps tens of hundreds of thousands of members and over 10 billion photographs.
    3. Photobucket is a photograph and video internet hosting website that has over ten billion photographs and over one hundred million members.
    4. Shutterfly (New) is a photograph sharing website that permits its 2 million members to make use of the photographs to create personalised presents, similar to mugs and t-shirts.
    5. 500px (New) is a Canadian photograph sharing social community with over 1.5 million lively members.
    6. DeviantArt is an artwork-sharing community with over 38 million registered members.
    7. Dronestagram (New) is concentrated round sharing pictures which were taken utilizing drones. It claims to be “the Instagram for drone images,” with greater than 30,000 members.
    8. Fotki (New) is out there in 240 nations. It has greater than 1.6 million members and 1 billion pictures. The location was began in Estonia.
    9. Fotolog is a photograph-running a blog website with over 20 million distinctive guests.
    10. Imgur (New) is a photograph-sharing website the place members can vote (and rank) photographs. The location has lots of of tens of millions of pictures.
    11. Pixabay (New) shares top quality photographs from its members. The location has over 1.1 million photographs and movies.
    12. WeHeartIt is a social community for sharing inspiring pictures. The location has over forty five million members.
    13. 43Things (New) is a website for inspiration, recommendation, and help the place members can set objectives and share with their buddies the objectives that they're pursuing, reminiscent of reducing weight or operating a marathon.
    14. Path is a photograph sharing and messaging community that has wealthy options for controlling privateness of the shared photographs. It's fashionable in Indonesia.
    15. Uplike (New) is a photograph-sharing service based mostly in France that lets customers share inspirations with the general public. The app is presently utilized by tens of millions of individuals in roughly one hundred sixty nations.

Way of life Networks

    1. Final.fm is a music discovery and suggestion community that additionally shares what buddies on the community are listening to. The location has tens of tens of millions of customers and over 12 million music tracks.
    2. VampireFreaks is a group for gothic-industrial subcultures that has hundreds of thousands of members. The location can also be used for courting.
    3. CafeMom is a website for moms and moms-to-be. It has over eight million month-to-month distinctive visits.
    4. Ravelry is a social community for knitting, crocheting, spinning, and weaving. The location has over 7 million registered customers.
    5. ASmallWorld is a paid social community that may solely be joined based mostly on an invite by a member. The location focuses on luxurious journey and constructing social connections, Its membership is capped at 250,000.
    6. ReverbNation is a social community for musicians to assist them handle their careers and discover new alternatives. The location has about four million musicians as members.
    7. SoundCloud (New) is an internet audio distribution platform that permits its customers to add, report, promote, and share their initially created sounds. The service has greater than one hundred fifty million distinctive listeners each month.
    8. Cross.television is a social community that shares Christian content material to its 650,000 members.
    9. Flixster is a website for locating new films, studying about films, and assembly others with comparable tastes in films.
    10. Gaia On-line is an anime-theme social community and boards-based mostly website. It has over 25 million registered customers.
    11. BlackPlanet is a social community for African People that focuses on courting, showcasing expertise, and chatting and running a blog. The location has round 20 million members.
    12. MyMFB (New) is a social community for connecting Muslims throughout one hundred seventy five nations. The location at present has roughly 500,000 members.
    13. Care2 is a social community that connects activists from all over the world to primarily talk about political and environmental points. The location has about forty million customers.
    14. CaringBridge is a social community for individuals dealing with numerous medical circumstances, hospitalization, medical remedy, and restoration from a big accident, sickness, damage, or process.
    15. GoFundMe (New) is a fundraising community that can be utilized to boost cash for many any trigger.
    16. Tinder (New) is a location-based mostly courting cellular app that's utilized by over 50 million customers.
    17. Crokes (New) is a group or social community for authors. It's just like Twitter, however limits posts to 300 characters.
    18. Goodreads (New) is a social community for e-book lovers, who can advocate books and see what their pals are studying, amongst different options. The location is owned by Amazon and has tens of hundreds of thousands of members.
    19. Internations (New) is a social community that connects expats throughout 390 cities worldwide. It has virtually three million customers.
    20. PlentyofFish (New) is a courting social community that's free to make use of but in addition gives some premium providers. It has over one hundred million registered members.
    21. Minds (New) is a social community that permits its customers to create channels on quite a lot of subjects and in addition rewards customers for his or her on-line exercise. It promotes freedom and privateness on the Web and has over 2 million members.
    22. Nexopia is a Canadian social community that permits its members to create boards on any matter and have discussions inside these boards. The location has over 1 million customers.
    23. Glocals is a social community created in Switzerland for the expatriate group. It permits the members to satisfy, manage actions, and share info.
    24. Academia.edu (New) is a social networking website for teachers. The platform can be utilized to share papers, monitor their influence, and comply with the analysis in a specific area. The location has over fifty five million customers.
    25. Busuu (New) is a language-studying social community. The location connects learners to audio system of the native language to make the training course of simpler.
    26. English, child! (New) is a social community and on-line curriculum for studying conversational English and slang. The service is utilized by greater than 1.6 million members.
    27. Italki.com (New) makes connections between language learners and language academics to assist studying new languages. The location has greater than 1 million college students.
    28. Untappd (New) is a cellular social community that permits it members to price the beer they're consuming, earn badges, share footage of their beers, evaluation faucet lists from close by venues, and see what beers their associates are consuming. The location has roughly three million members.
    29. Doximity (New) is a social community for U.S. clinicians. It has over 800,000 members.

Journey Networks

    1. Wayn is a journey community that connects like-minded individuals and in addition helps them uncover the place to go. The location has over 20 million customers.
    2. CouchSurfing supplies a platform for members to remain as a visitor at somebody’s residence, host vacationers, meet different members, or be a part of an occasion. The location has roughly 15 million members.
    3. TravBuddy focuses on discovering a journey companion. The location has about half one million members.
    4. Tournac (New) is a social community for vacationers that connects individuals touring to the identical location.

Gaming Networks

    1. Cellufun is a gaming group with over 2 million members that may be accessed utilizing any cellular system.
    2. MocoSpace is social gaming website with over 2 million customers and over 1 billion month-to-month web page views.
    3. Zynga (New) presents a number of video games which are performed by hundreds of thousands of day by day customers. In style titles are Farmville, Draw One thing, and Zynga Poker.
    4. Habbo is a social gaming firm for youngsters. It has greater than 5 million distinctive month-to-month guests. The community operates 9 websites for customers in several nations.

Video Networks

    1. YouTube is the world’s main video sharing community that permits its customers to add, view, and share movies. It serves billions of movies day by day.
    2. FunnyOrDie is a comedy video community that permits customers to add, share, and fee movies. The movies typically function celebrities. The community has tons of of tens of millions of viewers.
    3. Tout is a video community that helps companies develop on-line video income and drive deeper engagement with viewers. It has eighty five million distinctive month-to-month viewers.
    4. Vine gained reputation as a video sharing community for six-second movies. It's now a part of Twitter.

Reunion Networks

    1. Classmates connects individuals with their highschool buddies within the U.S. and in addition permits for the importing of highschool yearbooks. Members also can plan their highschool reunions.
    2. MyHeritage is an internet family tree community that permits customers to create household timber, add and browse photographs, and search billions of worldwide historic data. The location has eighty million customers worldwide.
    3. 23andMe (New) is a DNA evaluation firm that connects its clients with their kin based mostly on a DNA evaluation. It additionally identifies if the individual is more likely to have any well being-associated points based mostly on DNA evaluation.
    4. Ancestry.com (New) is within the enterprise of discovering your ancestors — i.e., constructing family tree networks. The location has roughly 2 million paying members.

Enterprise Networks

    1. Viadeo is a social community for enterprise house owners, entrepreneurs, and managers — principally in Europe. It has about 50 million members.
    2. Ryze hyperlinks enterprise professionals, primarily new entrepreneurs. The location has about 1 million members.
    3. Xing is a profession-oriented social community that's utilized by shoppers and companies. Xing helps closed teams to allow a personal and safe community inside an enterprise.
    4. Sprybirds (New) is a social and enterprise networking website the place individuals could make enterprise friendships.
    5. Solaborate is a social community and collaboration platform devoted to know-how professionals, to attach, collaborate, uncover alternatives, and create an ecosystem round services.
    6. eToro (New) is a social buying and selling platform that permits buyers to view, comply with, and replica the community’s prime merchants mechanically. It has over 2.5 million members.

Running a blog Associated

    1. Xanga hosts weblogs, photoblogs, and social networking profiles.
    2. Plurk is a free social networking and micro-running a blog service that permits customers to ship updates via brief messages or hyperlinks, which might be as much as 360 textual content characters.
    3. LiveJournal permits its customers to take care of a weblog, journal, or diary. It has over 10 million distinctive guests month-to-month within the US.

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