Social networking websites are filled with millions of individuals, we can see these websites as a collection of human groups forming a society. Unquestionably, a great way to stay in touch with masses.
10. Bebo :
Acronym of Blog Early Blog Often, this social networking website was founded in 2005 by a married couple (Michael Birch and Xochi Birch) of San Francisco. Later, it was sold to AOL on March 13, 2008 for $ 850 million.
9. MSN :
Microsoft Networks, a key role player of the Search Engine Marketing was founded on 24 August, 1995. This Internet Portal is an encyclopedia with various levels of access to information.
8. Classmates :
Created in 1995 by Randy Conrads, this website is a landmark for connecting and keeping in touch with lost school friends of yesteryear.
7. YouTube :
Now operated as a subordinate of Google, You Tube was founded on 15 February, 2005 by three employees of PayPal – Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim. One of the most prominent video – sharing website in current time.
Founded in 2003 by Ramu Yalamanchi, this website is famous for emphasizing on games such as pool, bingo and Demolition City. In the journey of multiyear struggle it has been criticized by privacy and spam watch groups.
5. Linkedin :
This professional cum social networking site was founded by Reid Hoffman in May, 2003. This out-an-out website is a platform for strong and entrusting relationship to offer a rich base for job hunting and professional interactions.
4. Tagged :
Started in 2004 by Greg Tseng and Johann Schleier-Smith, provides plenty of opportunity to create a community of friends and meet new people. Tagged’s popularity has grown over the past year due to the customizable profiles and games like Poker and Mafia Wars.
3. Twitter :
This microblogging website was founded in 2006 by Jack Dorsey. It’s all about updating your bite sized status for whatever you are doing right now. Due to this feature, sometimes it is also called as SMS of Internet.
2. Myspace :
Founded in August 2003 by two friends Thomas Anderson and Chris DeWolfe. Developed as a youth-oriented portal, myspace is now a cultural phenomenon as well as a multi-million dollar corporate buyout.
1. Facebook :
Founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, this social networking wesbite has created a sensation. Almost everyone is on Facebook ( intended exaggeration!! ). Facebook has investments from PayPal, Accel Partners, Greylock Partners and even Microsoft which has 1.6% share.