List of social networking websites
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This is a list of notable social networking websites.
Name    Description/Focus       Registered users
Registration
Advogato
Free and open source software developers        11,000
Open
ANobii
Books    Unknown
Open
aSmallWorld
European jet set and social elite
150,000
Invite-only

Badoo
General, Popular in Europe      12,500,000
Open to people 18 and over
Bebo
General, Popular in UK, Ireland, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands    40,000,000
Open to people 13 and over
BlackPlanet
African-Americans       16,000,000
Open
Broadcaster.com
Video sharing and webcam chat   26,000,000
Open
Buzznet
Music and pop-culture   550,000
Open
Cake Financial
Investing        Unknown
Open
Capazoo
General (blogs, photos, music, videos)   Unknown
Open
CarDomain
Car enthusiasts 1,600,000
Open
Care2
Green living and social activism
8,123,058
Open
Classmates.com
School, college, work and the military  40,000,000
Open
Cloob
General. Popular in Iran.       1,000,000
Open.
Consumating
“Consumeetings” 21,000
Open
CouchSurfing
Hospitality     402,000
Open
Cyworld
Young South Koreans     21,200,000
Open
Dandelife
Collective narratives or “shared biographies”    Unknown
Open
Dodgeball
Mobile location-based service. Owned by Google.
 Unknown
Open
DontStayIn
Clubbing (primarily UK) 333,000
Open
Experience Project
Life experiences         Unknown
Open
Facebook
General. Popular in Canada, UK, USA and New Zealand.    62,000,000
Open to people 13 and older.
Faceparty
General. Popular UK.     Unknown
Open to people 16 and older.
Flickr
Photo sharing   4,000,000
Open (Yahoo! login)

Flixster
Movies  36,000,000
Open
Fotolog
Photoblogging   12,695,007
Open
Friends Reunited
School, college, work, sport and streets        19,000,000
Open
Friendster
General 50,000,000
Open
Fr¨¹hst¨¹ckstreff
General 11,600
Open
Gaia Online
Anime and games
9,300,000
Open
Gather
Article, picture, and video sharing, as well as group discussions       450,000
Open
Geni.com
Families, genealogy     750,000
Open
Grono.net
Poland
1,350,000
Invite-only

GuildCafe
Online games     Unknown
Open
hi5
General. Latin American and Asian teens.        98,000,000
Open
Habbo
General. Over 31 communities worldwide. Chat Room and user profiles.
86,000,000
Open to people 13 and older
hi5.ro
General. Romanian and European teens. Instant messaging and user
profiles.       100,000
Open
Hospitality Club
Hospitality     328,629
Open
Hyves
Most popular Dutch social network, especially for students      5,000,000
Open
imeem
Music, Video, Photos, Blogs     16,000,000
Open
IRC-Galleria
Finland 465,000
Open
iWiW
Hungary
3,100,000
Invite-only

Jaiku
General. Owned by Google.
 Unknown
Open
Joga Bonito
Football (soccer). Owned by Google.
 Unknown
Open
LibraryThing
Book lovers     214,425
Open
LinkedIn
Business        17,000,000
Open
LiveJournal
Blogging        12,900,000
Open (OpenID)

LunarStorm
Sweden  1,200,000
Open
MEETin
General 72,000
Open
Meetup.com
General 2,000,000
Open
MiGente.com
Latinos
3,600,000
Open
Mixi
Japan
9,830,000
Invite-only

MOG
Music    Unknown
Open
Multiply
“Real world” relationships      7,500,000
Open
MyBlogLog
Widget based social network     350,000
Open (Yahoo! login)
MyChurch
Christian Churches      70,306
Open
MyHeritage
family-oriented social network service  20,000,000
Open
My Opera Community
General (blogs, photo albums, forums, groups, etc.)     1,001,798
Open
myYearbook
General 950,000
Open
MySpace
General. Popular in the USA, UK and Australia.  217,000,000
Open for people 14 and older.
Nasza-klasa.pl
School, college and friends. Popular in Poland. 7,000,000
Open
Netlog
Formerly known as Facebox.      28,000,000
Open
Nexopia
Canada  1,158,531
Open
Odnoklassniki.ru
General. Popular in Russia      8,000,000
Open
OkCupid
Social networking and dating    800,000
Open
orkut
Owned by Google. Popular in Brazil and India.   67,000,000
Open (Google login)

OUTeverywhere
Gay      Unknown
Open
Passado
General 4,700,000
Open
Passportstamp
Travel  12,000
Open
Phanfare
Family photo and video sharing   Unknown
Open
Plaxo
Business        15,000,000
Open
Playahead
Swedish teenagers       530,000
Open
Pownce
Websites, files, and short updates       Unknown
Open
ProfileHeaven
British teens   100,000
Open
RateItAll
General (consumer ratings)       Unknown
Open
Reunion.com
Locating friends and family, keeping in touch   28,000,000
Open
Ryze
Business        250,000
Open
Searchles
Social search and networking     Unknown
Open
Sconex
American high schools   500,000
Open
Sermo
Physicians      40,000
Open only to registered D.O.s and M.D.s in the U.S.A.

Shelfari
Books    Unknown
Open
Soundpedia
Music   3,500,000
Open
Sportsvite
Recreational sports     18,000
Open
Stickam
Live video streaming and chat.  1,305,051
Open
Student.com
International teens and colleges        850,000
Open
StudiVZ
University students, mostly in the German-speaking countries    4,000,000
Open
Tagged.com
General 30,000,000
Open
TakingITGlobal
Social action   145,000
Open
TravBuddy.com
Travel  760,000
Open
Travellerspoint
Travel  105,000
Open
tribe.net
General 602,876
Open
Twitter
Micro-blogging, RSS, updates     Unknown
Open
Utterz
Micro-blogging, RSS, Audio updates via mobile device. Reads text
messages over the phone.         Unknown
Open
Vox
Blogging         Unknown
Open
WAYN
Travel and lifestyle    8,000,000
Open to people 18 and older
WebBiographies
Genealogy and biography
 Unknown
Open
Windows Live Spaces
Blogging (formerly MSN Spaces)  40,000,000
Open
Wis.dm
Questions and answers about anything and everything     20,000
Open
Woophy
travel & photography, photo sharing website     23,000
Open
Xanga
Blogs and “metro” areas 40,000,000
Open
XING
Business        4,000,000
Open
Yahoo! 360¡ã
Linked to Yahoo! IDs    4,700,000
Open to people 18 and older, (Yahoo! login)

Yahoo! Mash
Yahoo’s new SNS – Still in beta
 Unknown
Invite-only while in beta

Zooomr
Universal photo sharing  Unknown
Open (OpenID)

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