What Social Networking Services Should I Signup For?
Here is a quick overview of the social networking services that OnlyWire currently submits to.
AOL Lifestream allows you to get all your updates in one place. Comment, Like and Update your Facebook, Twitter and MySpace status, right from AOL Lifestream.
Bebo combines community, self-expression and entertainment, enabling you
to consume, create, discover, curate and share digital content in
entirely new ways.
BibSonomy is a system for sharing bookmarks and lists of literature.
When discovering a bookmark or a publication on the web, you can store
it on our server. You can add tags to your post to retrieve it more
easily. This is very similar to the bookmarks/favorites that you store
within your browser. The advantage of BibSonomy is that you can access
your data from wherever you are. Furthermore, you can discover more
bookmarks and publications from your friends and other people.
Free weblog publishing tool from Google, for sharing text, photos and video.
Brightkite is a simple way to keep up with friends and places. It lets you instantly see what’s going on with the people who matter most to you, your friends. So check out what they’re up to, meet new friends along the way and get out and enjoy your neighborhoods.
Connotea allows you to save links to any page on the web. Connotea is
specially designed for scientists and clinicians so there are extra
features for some websites, including PubMed and many journals, which
enable Connotea to recognize the page you are saving and automatically
collect the bibliographic information for you. Even if Connotea
doesn’t automatically import bibliographic information for all the
websites you use, you can, of course, still save and share links to
Delicious is a Social Bookmarking service, which means you can save all
your bookmarks online, share them with other people, and see what other
people are bookmarking. It also means that this service can show you the most popular bookmarks being saved right now across many areas of interest. In addition, their search and tagging tools help you keep track of your entire bookmark collection.
Digg is a place for people to discover and share content from anywhere on the web. From the biggest online destinations to the most obscure blog, Digg surfaces the best stuff as voted on by our users.
Diigo is two services in one — it is a research and collaborative
research tool on the one hand, and a knowledge-sharing community and
social content site on the other.
Millions of people use Facebook everyday to keep up with friends, upload
an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more
about the people they meet.
Folkd provides a simple website and easy to use browser buttons which allow you to: Save your favorite links and bookmarks online and access them at anytime from anywhere. Vote up the best links on the web with just one click. Search the most popular links and discover cool sites your friends liked. Easily recommend the best sites to your friends via email, Facebook or Twitter. Connect to interesting users to follow their latest links or post cool links yourself and increase your “reputation-rank”. Search and organize your collection by tags and keep private things private.
FriendFeed is a service that makes it easy to share with friends online.
It offers a fun and interactive way to discover and discuss information
among friends. Invite some friends, and get an instant, customized feed made up of the
content that your friends shared — from photos to interesting links and
videos to messages just for you. And your friends get their customized
feeds, full of the cool stuff that you’ve shared.
With Bookmarks, you’ll be able to: Save time with quick links to your favorite websites, use Web History to find the sites you visit frequently and bookmark your favorites. Use the Google Toolbar for quick access to your bookmarks and to easily create additional bookmarks. Get your bookmarks on any computer. No matter where you may be surfing the web, your bookmarks can stay with you just by signing in. Keep your bookmarks organized and add search-able labels and notes to your bookmarks to find them easily and keep them organized.
Google+ integrates social services such as Google Profiles and Google Buzz, and introduces new services identified as Circles, Hangouts and Sparks.
Hi5 is a global destination where young people meet and play. As the world’s largest social entertainment destination, their focus is on delivering a fun and interactive social experience online to users around the world.
Identi.ca is a micro-blogging service based on the Free Software StatusNet tool.
Jumptags.com is a web service for collecting, storing, sharing and distributing web bookmarks, notes, rss feeds, contacts, and much more.
Kaboodle is a social shopping community where people discover, recommend
and share products. Kaboodle’s powerful shopping tools allow people to
organize their shopping through lists, discover new things from people
with similar style, get discounts on popular products and find best
The ultimate goal for KarmaLynx.com is to provide a wealth of
information all in one place. Not only can people find the most
authoritative links to great information on the web and write their own if
they have a better way to deliver the information, but they can see how
other users have rated the information. This way users can decide
before they invest their time investigating the content. In addition,
when you contribute great content, you get a share of the revenue.
LinkaGoGo provides instant access to your bookmarks, by storing your bookmarks (also known as Favorites, Anchors, Links or Hotlists) online. This service dynamically adapts the presentation of your bookmarks based on your bookmark usage. They provide additional presentation customization ranging from text-based, fast-loading lists of bookmarks to a feature-rich colorful online Favorites Portal. You can synchronize your online bookmarks with your favorite browser.
LinkedIn is a networking site where alumni, graduates, and other professionals connect online.
LiveJournal is an online journal service with an emphasis on user interaction.
Mister Wong offers you an efficient way to save and manage all of your favorite websites in a personal account. You can access your favorites online no matter where you are. You decide whether you want to make your bookmarks private so that only you can see them, or public for all to see. With the large collection of saved public bookmarks, Mister Wong is an ideal peer-to-peer search engine where you can search for subjects by tags and find results recommended by the community.
Multiply is an easy and free way to open a shop, with unlimited storage
for posting photos, videos and blogs about your products. Multiply’s
social media tools allow shops to spread the word through their network
of customers and fans, and enable shoppers to learn more about products
and share their opinions and experiences with fellow shoppers.
MyAOL is your personal home page that will welcome you every time you start your browser. It puts you back in control, giving you access to all the information and fun you want, and helping you avoid the things you don’t want. It makes you more productive by offering great new ways to store, manage, and discover lots of great stuff, including feeds, bookmarks, content, and applications from all across the Web.
MyLinkVault is a free online favorites manager. Other favorites managers can be so clumsy to use – trying to rearrange your favorites can be slow and frustrating. MyLinkVault, created an easy drag-and-drop interface, so you can rearrange your links and categories quickly and easily – it’s just as easy as rearranging the icons on your Windows Desktop!
MySpace is a leading social entertainment destination. Myspace drives social interaction by providing a highly personalized experience around entertainment and connecting people to the music, celebrities, TV, movies, and games that they love. These entertainment experiences are available through multiple platforms, including online, mobile devices, and offline events.
myYearbook is the best place to meet new people. More than 20 million people make friends, play games, and even fall in love.
Netlog is an online platform where users can keep in touch with and extend their social network. It is an online social portal, specifically targeted at the European youth.
Netvibes is the fastest way to track your real-time Web all from one place and always up-to-date. Instantly create as many different dashboards as you’d like to, track all your latest interests.
At Newsvine, you can read stories from established media organizations
like the Associated Press and ESPN as well as individual contributors
from all around the world. Placement of stories is determined by a
multitude of factors including freshness, popularity, and reputation.
Contribution is open to all, and editorial judgment is in the hands of
Oyax is a social bookmark manager. It allows you to add web sites to
your personal collection of links, categorize those sites with tags and
share your collection not only with your own browsers and machine, but
also with other people.
Plaxo is focused on delivering a truly smart, socially-aware, and pervasive address book.
Plurk is an easy way to chronicle and share the things you do, the way
you feel, and all the other things in between that make up your life,
with the people close to you.
Posterous lets you share anything with anyone whether via email, mobile, or the web.
Reddit gives you the option to submit links to content on the Internet or submit posts that contain
original, user-submitted text. Other users may then vote the posted links “up” or “down” with the most successful links gaining prominence by reaching the front page. In addition, users can comment on the posted links and reply to other commentators consequently forming an online community. Reddit users may create their own topical sections.
Scribd is the world’s largest social reading and publishing company.
It is easy to share and discover entertaining, informative and
original written content across the web and mobile devices.
SERPD is a community for SEO professionals to share ideas, tips, tricks, tactics, and stories.
Sonico is the Latin American social network that helps people organize their lives online.
StumbleUpon helps you discover and share great websites.
Tagged is the place where people can discover hundreds of new friends or just meet that special someone. You can meet people from down the block or across the globe – everyone is just a few clicks away on Tagged.
Tumblr lets you share anything. Post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos, from your browser, phone, desktop, email, or wherever you happen to be. You can customize everything, from colors, to your theme’s HTML.
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest information about what you find interesting. Simply find the public streams you find most compelling and follow the conversations.
TypePad blogs make it simple for you to share your interests and get noticed. This site can help you easily design and customize your own blog.
A hosted version of the open source WordPress package where you can start a blog in seconds without any technical knowledge.
Yelp is an online urban city guide that helps people find cool places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play, based on the informed opinions of a vibrant and active community of locals in the know. Yelp is the fun and easy way to find, review and talk about what’s great — and not so great — in your world.