We are on the third quarter of this year. We have seen many ups and down on the social networking battle. I am here to share you the 25 most popular social networking sites that rule the world in 2013 (with very short description). We don't guarantee the ranking remains same in coming year also. The battle between these social networking sites is so tough that it may chance at any time in future. Let's take a look at 25 most popular social networking sites in 2013.
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Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, chat, share photos ,links, videos etc.
LinkedIn is a networking tool to find connections to recommended job candidates, industry experts and business partners.It allows registered users to maintain a list of contact details of people they know and trust in business.
Twitter is an online social networking service and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets"
4. Google Plus (+)
Google + is a social networking site that aims to make sharing on the web more like sharing in real life. It includes an interactive tour and a description of its various features.
Pinterest is an online pinboard. It's a place where you can post collections of things you love, and “follow” collections created by people with great taste.
It's a picture galleries available with chat, groups, photo rating and also with huge free space to store your pictures.
7. Live Journal
LiveJournal is a rich, community media platform that willfully blurs the lines between journaling and social networking. Since its inception in 1999, LiveJournal has become home to nearly 25 million users worldwide who come together to celebrate creative expression and find friends who share common passions and interests.
StumbleUpon is a web browser plugin that allows users to discover and rate webpages, photos, videos, and news articles.
Badoo is a worldwide socializing system that provides its members with the ability to meet new people and friends in and around their local area. It includes many great social network fundamentals, but really focuses on giving users the games and tools to gain attention and expand their social circles.
10. Meet Up
Helps groups of people with shared interests plan events and facilitates off line group meetings in various localities around the world.
Tagged is a social discovery website that makes it easy to meet and socialize with new people through games, shared interests, friend suggestions, browsing profiles, and much more.
Ning is the social platform for the world's interests and passions online. Millions of people every day are coming together across Ning to explore and express their interests, discover new passions, and meet new people around shared pursuits.
Members note their locations with a mobile phone and can find out where friends are. Recent activity, introductory video.
OkCupid is the fastest-growing online dating as well as social networking site.
Myspace is a place where people come to connect, discover, and share.
Everyone is not perfect. I may have missed some networking sites in this list. If you have some, then please let me know on the comment box below.