Before people used to meet each other to be socially active. They used to go to each other's houses. But in today's famine-filled life, the time is very short for the people. In this way, people are using Virtual World to stay in touch with each other. And for this, social networking website is very useful. Here is list of most popular and top social network platforms.
The site functions as a digital notice board. The user can pin images all over the web and then save them on one of the created 'boards' to try or buy later. The website and mobile application are particularly popular with women (around 80% of users). In September 2017, the company announced that it had grown to 200 million monthly active users. The founder and CEO of Pinterest is Ben Silbermann, headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Sina Weibo is a Chinese social networks website, like Facebook and Twitter. It is used by approximately 30% of Internet users in China, reaching a penetration close to that of Twitter in the United States, as by mid-2012 it had about 368 million registered users. It is a hybrid system between Twitter and Facebook. Sina Weibo is sometimes referred to as Chinese Twitter. The site is available in Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and English. Sina Weibo can be accessed from various platforms, such as Android, BlackBerry OS, iOS, Symbian S60, Windows Mobile and Windows Phone.
Odnoklassniki is a Russian social networking website owned by Mail.Ru Group. At the beginning of 2018, it was the third most popular website in Armenia, fourth most popular in Russia and Azerbaijan, fifth position in Kazakhstan, seventh in Ukraine and 27th rank in the world. The project was launched on March 26, 2006. According to the website statistics in July 2011, more than 100 million users were registered. The website currently has more than 200 million registered users and 45 million daily unique visitors.
Douban is primarily a social networking website of China. The website was established on March 6, 2005 by Yang Bo. The website starts with a book and audio, and provides information about books, movies, music, and other works. User-generated content is a unique website in China's Web 2.0 website. This website also provides various types of service functions such as audio and video recommendations, offline city activities, group theme exchange etc. It works like a collection system, expression system and exchange. This website is devoted to the system's innovative network service, to help urban people discover useful things in life. In August 2012, Douban announced that with its daily average daily PV of $160 million, its monthly number has grown to more than 100 million unique visitors. In the second and third quarters of 2013, the number of independent users of Douban monthly coverage reached 200 million, which was twice in the same period last year.
LiveJournal is a virtual community where users can keep a blog or newspaper. It is also the name of free software designed to materialize community exchanges. The main differences between LiveJournal and other blog sites are its autonomous community and social network characteristics similar to Friendster and MySpace for example. LiveJournal was created in 1999 by Brad Fitzpatrick to keep in touch with his high school friends. In January 2005, blogging software company Six Apart bought Danga Interactive, the Fitzpatrick-owned company that runs LiveJournal. In 2007, Six Apart resold LiveJournal to the Russian company SUP Media, which from 2009 begins to repatriate its services in Russia, until December 2016, when it finally repatriates the servers.