Social Networking A List Of Popular And Little Known Sites
Social Networking has exploded in popularity in the past few years. Sites like Friendster and Myspace created an entire new section of the web and Facebook took that torch and ran with it. While it is pretty clear that Facebook is the most popular social networking site; there are a host of other little-known social networking sites that fill certain niches.
Facebook is the go-to for all social networking needs. If a friend is net-savvy, they will more than likely have a Facebook. This is its greatest strength and weakness. It is very easy to find relevant information about your friends.Confused? Here ‘s a little help . However, that ease of use sometimes makes it hard to see through the clutter as you are bombarded by information.
Google Plus is a recent addition to social networking aimed squarely at taking on Facebook. With a slick new interface and friend circles, Google Plus could give Facebook a run for its money. The circles feature is Google’s biggest distinction between Facebook. Circles allows you to share information with certain groups; like your friends, coworkers, and family. If you dont want your family to see pictures of your late Friday night you don’t have to!
Newer social networks are focusing in on specific niches to satisfy customers needs. Bebo is a social networking site that allows you to “meet” people in your area. Think of it like a Facebook with a blind date button. deviantART exists as a social network for people who create digital media. You can scour through pages and pages of paintings and then discuss them with the artist. LinkedIN is a social networking site for your professional business needs. It lists your last few jobs so that prospective employers can see where you have worked when they are searching the web for information on you.
Social networking will always be a popular past-time, but the sites you use can and do change every couple of years.