Social networking sites are ruling our lives today, you just cannot stop being present there. Every little update means a lot from your friend’s list. People love to share their experiences, photographs, life in general. But apart from Facebook, Twitter, Orkut and Linkedin here is quick look at some the other social networking sites which might become more popular in the next few years.
i) Ning - It is a little different social networking platform which allows you to read related news to your interests, while the functionality is quite similar to any other social networking site you are familiar with like Facebook, Myspace. It is based in California, which boasts of creating social websites.
ii) Badoo- A little different version of Facebook, gives you much more liberty to browse anyone’s photos or visit anyone’s page.
It has grown very fast in the last one year, becoming the most popular networking site in Brazil, where there are more than 8 million monthly users. It is more like a chartroom where you can meet people date. Somewhere between dating and social networking.
Badoo is attracting a lot of young people, which is more of a dating platform. You can use your Facebook login here.
iii) Tagged- Tagged talks about ‘social discovery’ which is basically an online application which allows you to keep in touch with your friends and also make new friends. The main difference here from a Facebook is the features. It has various online partners like Rock You, PhotoBucket, Razz etc. However, it looks a little mundane in list looks.
iv) Myyearbook- It is very similar to a Facebook or Twitter where you can upload pictures, share videos, maintain a blog, chat and share files.
However it is different in few other ways like it supports live video chat. It also has various challenges for users like who has the best smile etc. It is ideal for teenagers because it engages them to do different activities. The key reason is that it has more to explore.
v) Mylife- It again has a very striking similarity to any other social networking site. But it is a social networking site with a search engine, you can locate your friends, people from your past. But this one focuses on public records apart from the social network resources.