List of Best Social Networking Websites | Ten Most Popular Ranking

Which Social Networking Website is the Best? | popular Networking Websites | Top 10 List

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.

1. Instagram

Instagram

Google+ or Google Plus is a social network operated by Google Inc. Google+ was launched on June 28, 2011 with an invitation system to be tested. On that day, Google+ users were allowed to invite friends over 18 to create an account. However, this was immediately stopped a day later after account creation was getting worse. Many features from Google+ are similar to social networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn.

3. Pinterest

Pinterest

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.

Facebook is a social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California, United States which was launched in February 2004. Until September 2012, Facebook has more than one billion active users, more than half of them use cellphones. Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg with his roommates and fellow Harvard University students, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes. Membership of this website was initially limited to Harvard students only, then expanded to other colleges in Boston, Ivy League, and Stanford University.

5. VK

VK

Twitter is owned and operated by Twitter, Inc., based in San Francisco, with additional offices and servers in New York City, Boston and San Antonio. As of May 2015, Twitter has more than 500 million users, 302 million of which are active users. The high popularity of Twitter has caused this service to be used for various purposes in various aspects, for example as a means of protest, political campaigns, learning facilities, and as an emergency communication media.

7. Flickr

Flickr

According to Microsoft, LinkedIn's growth pace and product diversification were essential to catch the attention of the creator of Windows. In figures presented by the company, the corporate social network has presented an average growth of 19% on year, with more than 433 million registered members.

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.

10. Tumblr

Tumblr

11. Quora

Quora

Quora is a question-and-answer website, where people can ask questions, give answers and can also change it. It has been published by Quora Inc., whose headquarters is located in Mountain View, California.

12. SoundCloud

SoundCloud

13. Tagged

Tagged

14. Orkut

Orkut

15. Goodreads

Goodreads

16. Ning

Ning

17. Viadeo

Viadeo

18. delicious

delicious

19. Meetup

Meetup

20. Skyrock

Skyrock

21. Last.fm

Last.fm

We heart it is a place to share and find inspirational pictures. It's home, inspiration, and a place to organize things you love. You can create your own profile and create folders with pictures you like.

23. hi5

hi5

24. WAYN

WAYN

25. Plurk

Plurk

Plurk is a free social networking and microblog service that allows users to send updates (known as a plurk) through a web interface, short message, or other means, with a maximum length of 140 characters. This update will be displayed on the user's web page using a timeline that displays all received updates in chronological order, and then is delivered to other incoming users. Users can respond to updates from other users of their timeline through the Plurk.com website, sender of instant messages, or short messages.

FilmAffinity is a website dedicated to cinema. FilmAffinity was created in Madrid in 2002 by film critic Pablo Kurt Verdú Schumann and programmer Daniel Nicolás. From the beginning, the page consisted of a film recommender system called Almas twins, which showed the closest people according to the scores given to the films. Three years later, the criticism section was launched, where users expressed their opinion about a film.

Myspace is a social networking site. The head office is located in Beverly Hills, California. MySpace became the most popular social networking site in the United States in June 2006. Based on comScore, MySpace was followed by its main international competitor, Facebook in April 2008. MySpace employs 1,000 employees in June 2009. The company does not disclose revenue or profits separately from News Corporation.

28. Yammer

Yammer

Yammer is a freemium social networking company launched in 2008 and purchased by Microsoft in 2012 worth US $1.2 billion. Yammer is used for personal communication within organizations and is an example of corporate social software. Yammer was originally developed as an internal communication system for genealogical websites called Geni. Access to Yammer networks is determined by the user's Internet domain, only people with certain email addresses can join the network.

MyHeritage is a family-oriented social network and genealogical site that allows members to create their own family websites, share photos and videos, organize family holidays, create family trees and search for ancestors. With over 71 million users, MyHeritage is one of the largest social networking and genealogy sites.

30. Busuu

Busuu

Busuu is a social network and community platform for language learning. Users can help each other to improve their language skills.

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.

32. Douban

Douban

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.

34. DeviantArt

DeviantArt

35. Yelp, Inc.

Yelp, Inc.

36. StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon

37. Academia.edu

Academia.edu

38. Tsū

Tsū

Users were required to register before using the site, which registration was only possible by invitation. After that, they could create a personal profile, add other users as friends, and exchange messages, including automatic notifications when they update their profile.

39. Renren

Renren

Renren is a Chinese social networking website. In August 2009, Xiaonei Network officially changed its name to Renren with as domain name www.renren.com.

40. 43 Things

43 Things

41. About.me

About.me

42. Advogato

Advogato

43. AsianAvenue

AsianAvenue

44. Athlinks

Athlinks

45. Audimated.com

Audimated.com

46. Bebo

Bebo

47. Biip.no

Biip.no

48. BlackPlanet

BlackPlanet

49. Bolt.com

Bolt.com

50. Buzznet

Buzznet

51. CafeMom

CafeMom

52. Care2

Care2

53. CaringBridge

CaringBridge

54. Classmates.com

Classmates.com

55. Cloob

Cloob

56. CouchSurfing

CouchSurfing

57. CozyCot

CozyCot

58. Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll

59. Cucumbertown

Cucumbertown

60. Cyworld

Cyworld

61. DXY.cn

DXY.cn

62. DailyBooth

DailyBooth

63. DailyStrength

DailyStrength

64. Diaspora

Diaspora

65. Disaboom

Disaboom

66. Dol2day

Dol2day

67. DontStayIn

DontStayIn

68. Doximity

Doximity

69. Draugiem.lv

Draugiem.lv

70. Dreamwidth

Dreamwidth

71. Elftown

Elftown

72. Elixio

Elixio

73. Ello

Ello

74. English, baby!

English, baby!

75. Eons.com

Eons.com

76. Experience Project

Experience Project

77. Fetlife

Fetlife

78. Filmow

Filmow

79. FledgeWing

FledgeWing

80. Flixster

Flixster

81. Focus.com

Focus.com

82. Fotki

Fotki

83. Fotolog

Fotolog

84. Foursquare

Foursquare

85. Friendica

Friendica

86. Friends Reunited

Friends Reunited

87. Friendster

Friendster

88. Fuelmyblog

Fuelmyblog

89. Fyuse

Fyuse

90. Gab.ai

Gab.ai

91. Gaia Online

Gaia Online

92. GamerDNA

GamerDNA

93. Gapyear.com

Gapyear.com

94. Gather.com

Gather.com

95. Gays.com

Gays.com

96. Geni.com

Geni.com

97. Gentlemint

Gentlemint

98. GetGlue

GetGlue

99. GirlsAskGuys

GirlsAskGuys

100. Gogoyoko

Gogoyoko

101. Goodwizz

Goodwizz

102. GovLoop

GovLoop

103. Grindr

Grindr

104. Grono.net

Grono.net

105. HR.com

HR.com

106. Habbo

Habbo

107. Hospitality Club

Hospitality Club

108. Hotlist

Hotlist

109. Hub Culture

Hub Culture

110. IRC-Galleria

IRC-Galleria

111. Ibibo

Ibibo

112. Identi.ca

Identi.ca

113. Indaba Music

Indaba Music

114. Influenster

Influenster

115. Itsmy

Itsmy

116. Jaiku

Jaiku

117. Jiepang

Jiepang

118. Kiwibox

Kiwibox

119. LaiBhaari

LaiBhaari

120. Late Night Shots

Late Night Shots

121. LibraryThing

LibraryThing

122. Lifeknot

Lifeknot

123. LinkExpats

LinkExpats

124. Listography

Listography

125. Livemocha

Livemocha

126. MEETin

MEETin

127. MOG

MOG

128. Makeoutclub

Makeoutclub

129. Meettheboss

Meettheboss

130. MillatFacebook

MillatFacebook

131. Minds

Minds

132. MocoSpace

MocoSpace

133. MouthShut.com

MouthShut.com

134. Mubi

Mubi

135. My Opera

My Opera

136. Nasza-klasa.pl

Nasza-klasa.pl

137. Netlog

Netlog

138. Nexopia

Nexopia

139. OUTeverywhere

OUTeverywhere

140. Open Diary

Open Diary

141. Partyflock

Partyflock

142. PatientsLikeMe

PatientsLikeMe

143. Pingsta

Pingsta

144. Playfire

Playfire

145. Playlist.com

Playlist.com

146. Poolwo

Poolwo

147. Quechup

Quechup

148. Qzone

Qzone

149. Raptr

Raptr

150. Ravelry

Ravelry

151. ReverbNation.com

ReverbNation.com

152. Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth

153. Ryze

Ryze

154. ScienceStage

ScienceStage

155. ShareTheMusic

ShareTheMusic

156. Shelfari

Shelfari

157. Skoob

Skoob

158. SocialVibe

SocialVibe

159. Sonico.com

Sonico.com

160. Spaces

Spaces

161. Spot.IM

Spot.IM

162. Spring.me

Spring.me

163. Stage 32

Stage 32

164. Stickam

Stickam

165. Streetlife

Streetlife

166. Students Circle Network

Students Circle Network

167. StudiVZ

StudiVZ

168. Talkbiznow

Talkbiznow

169. TeachStreet

TeachStreet

170. TermWiki

TermWiki

171. The Sphere

The Sphere

172. TravBuddy.com

TravBuddy.com

173. Travellerspoint

Travellerspoint

174. Trombi.com

Trombi.com

175. Tuenti

Tuenti

176. Tylted

Tylted

177. Untappd

Untappd

178. Vampirefreaks.com

Vampirefreaks.com

179. Virb

Virb

180. Vox

Vox

181. Wattpad

Wattpad

182. WeeWorld

WeeWorld

183. Wellwer

Wellwer

184. Wepolls.com

Wepolls.com

185. Wer-kennt-wen

Wer-kennt-wen

186. Wooxie

Wooxie

187. WriteAPrisoner.com

WriteAPrisoner.com

188. Xanga

Xanga

189. Xt3

Xt3

190. Yookos

Yookos

191. Zoo.gr

Zoo.gr

192. aNobii

aNobii

193. aSmallWorld

aSmallWorld

194. eToro

eToro

195. italki

italki

196. tribe.net

tribe.net

197. weRead

weRead

198. Kaixin001

Kaixin001

199. Taringa!

Taringa!

200. Uplike

Uplike

201. XING

XING

202. mixi

mixi