10 Most Popular Social Networking Sites

10 Most Popular Social Networking Sites

Whether you want to hang around with friends, share photos with your loved ones or to follow daily inspirational quotes, Social Networking Sites are the best suite for it. The rapid growth in technology and an increase in the availability of Internet services help people to get connected with social networking sites with just a click. People can have a quick chat with their friends or can read the most trending news story from their computer or mobile devices easily with the help of social media. Also, social networking sites are a great tool to promote businesses online.

Here are the top 10 Best Social Networking Site and its features.

1. Facebook
Founder: Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook is a top online social media and social networking site where the users can post anything general including; images, text, videos and applications. Facebook is an American company based in California, US. Currently, Facebook is used by many big companies and brands to promote their businesses online through display advertising and video ads.
Facebook has also some popular applications like; Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger where you can chat and share anything with your friends.

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2. Twitter
Founders: Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, Evan Williams
Twitter is a popular news and social media application where user can communicate with each other by sending messages called ‘tweets’. To post a tweet, retweet or like a tweet one needs to get registered with Twitter through a mobile number or email address.
The headquarters of Twitter is in California, United States.

3. Linkedin
linkedin social media app
Founders: Reid Hoffman, Allen Blue, Konstantin Guericke, Eric Ly, Jean-Luc Vaillant
Linkedin is a multilingual professional social networking site where employers and companies can post jobs and job seekers can post their cv’s or can contact the recruiter.

4. Sina Weibo
Founder: Sina Corp
Sina Weibo is a Chinese microblogging social media platform which was launched by Sina Corporation (Chinese Technology Company) in 2009. At Sina Weibo people can post short messages, images, videos, graphics with friends by tagging their @(username) and #(hashtags).

5. Pinterest
Founders: Paul Sciarra, Evan Sharp, Ben Silbermann
Pinterest is a social media platform where user can share images and videos through “pins” on user created boards called pinboards.

6. VK
Founder: Andrey Rogozov
VK is a Russia based online social networking site where user can make friends, create groups, share multimedia and chat. It was founded in 2006.

7. Tumblr
tumblr social media app
Founder: David Karp
Tumblr is mainly a microblogging platform for bloggers to share text, images, multimedia with people all around the worlds and also can follow and reblog other bloggers post.

8. Flickr
Founder: Stewart Butterfield, Caterina Fake
Flickr is an image and video hosting platforms which allow users to upload or post images and videos online which others can fav (same as like or favourite), comment and share.

9. Reddit
Founder: Steve Huffman, Aaron Swartz, Alexis Ohanian
Reddit is the no.1 social media and bookmarking site with the majority of its user from the United States. On Reddit users can share text, link, and images post with others and can react on other users post using downvote or upvote feature.

10. LiveJournal
livejournal social media app
Founder: Brad Fitzpatrick
Livejournal is a social networking site where people can share blog entry and journals. Though it is a Russian social media site, there are users from all around the world.

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