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The Top Social Networking Sites People Are Using

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  1. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.
    Most of us already know that Facebook is the top social network on the web. It's a thriving beast of a social networking site on the web with about 2 billion monthly active users and more than one billion that log on daily (according to Facebook itself).

    #Social Networks #Social Network #Decentralized Social Network 451 social mentions

  2. Connect with your friends and other fascinating people. Get in-the-moment updates on the things that interest you. And watch events unfold, in real time, from every angle.
    Twitter has changed dramatically over the years, and today it's criticized a lot for going the way of looking and functioning almost exactly like Facebook. Besides Twitter Card integration, which now makes it easy to share all sorts of multimedia content in tweets, you can expect to see algorithmic timelines coming to Twitter as well.

    #Social Networks #Social Network #Microblogging 883 social mentions

  3. LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service, mainly used for professional networking.
    LinkedIn is a social network for professionals. Anyone who needs to make connections to advance their careers should be on LinkedIn. Profiles are designed to look sort of like extremely detailed resumes, with sections for work experience, education, volunteer work, certifications, awards and all sorts of other relevant work-related information.

    #Job Boards #Social Networks #Hiring And Recruitment 119 social mentions

  4. NOTE: Google Plus has been discontinued.
    The Google+ project aims to make sharing on the web more like sharing in real life.
    According to Wikipedia: "In October 2018, Google announced that it was shutting down Google+ for consumers, citing low user engagement and a software error, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, that potentially exposed the data of hundreds of thousands of users. Google indicated that Google+ would operate until August 2019, allowing users to download and migrate their information."

    #Social Networks #Social Network #Decentralized Social Network

  5. Our mission is to give everyone a voice and show them the world.
    From music videos and movies, to personal vlogs and independent films, YouTube has it all. YouTube also launched a premium subscription option, called YouTube Red, which removes all advertisements from videos. It also now offers YouTubeTV, a separate live streaming subscription service.

    #Video #Video Platform #Social Media 1753 social mentions

  6. NOTE: Instagram has been discontinued.
    Instagram is a mobile, desktop, and Internet-based photo-sharing application and service that allows users to share pictures and videos either publicly, or privately to pre-approved followers.
    Kids love this app because it takes the pressure off of having to share something with everyone like they would on traditional social networks. Snapchat is easy to learn. Snapchat also has a unique feature called Stories, which allows users to share snaps publicly when they want. Facebook and Instagram have recently added Stories as well.

    #Social Media Apps #Social Network #Photos 66 social mentions

  7. Pinterest is a visual discovery tool that you can use to find ideas for all your projects and interests.
    Pinterest has become a major player both in social networking and in the search world, proving just how important visual content has become on the web. As the fastest standalone site ever to reach 10 million monthly unique visits, Pinterest's beautiful and intuitive pinboard-style platform is one of the most enticing and useful resources for collecting the best images that can be categorized into separate boards.

    #Social Networks #Design Inspiration #Visual Inspiration 18 social mentions

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    A feature rich and free blog hosting platform offering professional and fully customizable templates, bookmarklets, photos, mobile apps, and social network integration.
    Medium is perhaps the best social network for readers and writers. It's sort of like a blogging platform similar to Tumblr, but features a very minimal look to keep the emphasis on content that's shared there. Users can publish their own stories and format them just the way they want with photos, videos, and GIFs to support their storytelling. All content is driven by the community of users who recommend stories they like, which show up in the feeds of users who follow them. Users can also follow individual tags as a way to subscribe to content focused on topics of interest.

    #Social Networks #Blogging Platform #CMS 32 social mentions

  9. Real-time picture chatting
    Kids love this app because it takes the pressure off of having to share something with everyone like they would on traditional social networks. Snapchat is easy to learn. Snapchat also has a unique feature called Stories, which allows users to share snaps publicly when they want. Facebook and Instagram have recently added Stories as well.

    #Social Networks #Communication #Messaging 7 social mentions

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    Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. Get a constantly updating feed of breaking news, fun stories, pics, memes, and videos just for you.
    Reddit AMAs are another cool feature, which allow users to ask questions to celebs and other public figures who agree to host one. Reddit works by displaying submitted links that get voted up or down by users. The ones that receive the most upvotes will get pushed to the first page of their subreddits.

    #Social Networks #Social Network #Forums 3294 social mentions

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    image and video hosting website
    Yahoo has also worked hard at regularly updating its mobile apps with lots of great features and functions so that it's easy and enjoyable to use from a mobile device. Users can upload 1,000 GB worth of photos for free to Flickr and use the powerful app to organize and edit them however they like.

    #Image Hosting #Social Networks #Photos & Graphics 30 social mentions

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    Swarm lets you earn prizes and compete with friends based on the places you go.
    Foursquare has broken up its location-based app into two parts. While its main Foursquare app is now meant to be used as a location discovery tool, its Swarm app is all about being social. You can use it to see where your friends are, let them know where you are by checking in, and chat or plan to meet up at a specific location sometime later.

    #Travel #Restaurant Discovery #Travel & Location 1 social mentions

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    Kik

    NOTE: Kik has been discontinued.
    Kik is a free messaging app to help you keep in contact with friends and family.
    Kik is a free instant messaging app that's very popular with teens and young adults. Users can chat with each other one-on-one or in groups by using Kik usernames (instead of phone numbers). In addition to text-based messages, users can also send photos, animated GIFs and videos to their friends. Although it's most useful for chatting with people you already know, Kik also gives users the opportunity to meet and chat with new people based on similar interests. Similar to Snapchat snapcodes, Kik users can easily scan other users' Kik codes to add them easily.

    #Communication #Group Chat & Notifications #Messaging 1 user reviews

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    NOTE: Shots has been discontinued.
    Turn designs into code 🚀

    #Website Builder #No Code #CMS

  15. Periscope plugs directly into your databases and lets you run, save, and share analyses over billions of data rows in seconds.
    Periscope is all about live web video broadcasting from your mobile device. It's a Twitter-owned app that's had its fair share of rivalry against another competing broadcasting app called Meerkat. Anyone who starts a new broadcast can send instant notifications to people so they can tune in to start interacting by leaving comments and hearts. Broadcasters have the option to allow replays for users who missed out, and they can also host private broadcasts for specific users. Anyone who just wants to watch something can open up the app and browse through all sorts of broadcasts that are currently being hosted live.

    #Data Dashboard #Development #Business Intelligence

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    Welcome to Medium, a place to read, write, and interact with the stories that matter most to you.
    Pricing:
    • Open Source
    Medium is perhaps the best social network for readers and writers. It's sort of like a blogging platform similar to Tumblr, but features a very minimal look to keep the emphasis on content that's shared there. Users can publish their own stories and format them just the way they want with photos, videos, and GIFs to support their storytelling. All content is driven by the community of users who recommend stories they like, which show up in the feeds of users who follow them. Users can also follow individual tags as a way to subscribe to content focused on topics of interest.

    #Blogging #Blogging Platform #CMS 2218 social mentions

  17. Enjoy music & follow favourite artists
    SoundCloud is the world's most popular social network for sharing sounds. Most users share music they've made or podcasts they've recorded. In fact, if you're looking for a new free music app, SoundCloud should be one to try out. While you won't exactly get to listen to all the popular songs you hear on the radio or can listen to on Spotify, you'll get to discover lots of covers and remixes that are often better than their original versions. Even so, many well-known popular artists use the platform, so you can follow your favorites to listen to what they've decided to promote on SoundCloud. You can also discover what's trending, browse by genre, and create your own playlists with tracks that you love.

    #Music Streaming #Music Online #Music 95 social mentions

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    Tinder is how people meet. It's like real life, but better.
    Tinder is a popular location-based dating app that matches you up with people in your area. Users can set up a brief profile that mainly highlights their photo, and then anyone who's matched up to them can anonymously swipe right to like their profile or left to pass on it as a match. If some who liked a profile likes theirs back, then it's a match, and the two users can start chatting privately with each other through the app. Tinder is completely free, but there are premium features that allow users to connect with people in other locations, undo certain swipes and get more "Super Likes" to let another user know they're extra special.

    #Social Networks #Dating #Online Dating 60 social mentions

  19. WhatsApp Messenger: More than 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere.
    Pricing:
    • Free
    Currently the most popular instant messaging provider worldwide, WhatsApp is a cross-platform app that uses your internet connection or data plan to send and receive messages. Users can send messages to individuals or groups using text, photos, videos and even voice messages. Unlike Kik and other popular messaging apps, WhatsApp uses your phone number rather than usernames or pins (despite being an alternative to SMS). Users can allow WhatsApp to connect to their phone's address book so that their contacts can be seamlessly transferred to the app. The app also offers a few customizable features like profiles, wallpapers and notification sounds.

    #Communication #Messaging #Instant Messaging 24 social mentions

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    A messaging app for teams who see through the Earth!
    Slack is a popular communication platform for teams that need to collaborate closely with one another. It's basically a social network for the workplace. Team members can take advantage of real-time messaging, integration with other popular services like Dropbox and Trello, deep search for files and other information, configurable notifications and so much more. It's meant to keep everyone in the loop about what's going on at work or with a particular collaborative project and is super helpful for teams that include members working from different locations.

    #Communication #Group Chat & Notifications #Chat 208 social mentions

  21. NOTE: musical.ly has been discontinued.
    your browser does not support the video tag. Global Video Community. iPhone · Android · Amazon. Company. About musical.

    #Social Networks #Communication #Short Video Loops

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    Keep up with friends and be yourself 🍑

    #iPhone #Messaging #Tech

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