A social networking service (also social networking site, SNS or social media) is an online platform that is used by people to build social networks or social relations with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections, in other words a social networking website – is a website that provides different kinds of functionality to the users like creating public profiles within that site. Using social networks you can, share the thought, images and videos, make new friends, create new groups and share links, Comment and like others post, promote your business on the internet. Now Days Most of the social networking websites are used for business purpose, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest are the largest social networks in the world.
Social networking sites are varied, and they incorporate a range new information and communication tools such as availability on desktop and laptops, mobile devices such as tablet computers and smartphones, digital photo/video/sharing and “web logging” diary entries online (blogging). Online community services are sometimes considered a social network service, though in a broader sense, social network service usually means an individual-centered service whereas online community services are group-centered. (Source:Wiki)
Here are the top Most Popular Social Networking Sites which is driven High Traffic to your website.
1. Facebook is an online social networking website with Live Video Features
Facebook is a for-profit corporation and online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, United States
Page Rank = 9 | Alexa Rank = 2 | Date Launched = 04-Feb-04 | Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors = 700,000,000 | Revenue = US$12.466 billion (2014) | Headquarters = Menlo Park, California, United States | Employees = 10,082 (March 2015) | Domain Authority =100 | Page Authority= 97 | Founder = Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes | CEO(2015) = Mark Zuckerberg
2. Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called “tweets.”
Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called “tweets”. Registered users can read and post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them.
Page Rank = 10 | Alexa Rank = 9 | Date Launched = March 21, 2006 | Estimated Users = 302 million active (May 2015) | Revenue = US$1.4 billion (2014) | Headquarters = San Francisco, California, United States | Employees = 3,900 (2015) | Domain Authority =100 | Page Authority= 97 | Founder = Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, Evan Williams | CEO(2015) = Jack Dorsey
3. LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service
LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service. Founded on December 14, 2002, and launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking.
Page Rank = 9 | Alexa Rank = 14 | Date Launched = May 5, 2003 | Estimated Users = Over 400 million | Revenue = $2.21 billion (2014) | Headquarters = Mountain View, California, U.S | Employees = 7,600 | Domain Authority =100 | Page Authority= 97 | Founder = Allen Blue, Konstantin Guericke, Eric Ly, Jean-Luc Vaillant | CEO(2015) = Jeff Weiner | Slogan(s) = Relationships Matter | Written in Java
4. Pinterest is the web and mobile application company, which operates an eponymous photo sharing website
Pinterest is a social network that allows users to visually share, and discover new interests by posting (known as ‘pinning’ on Pinterest) images or videos to their own or others’ boards (i.e. a collection of ‘pins,’ usually with a common theme) and browsing what other users have pinned.
Page Rank = 9 | Alexa Rank = 31 | Date Launched = March 2010 | Headquarters = San Francisco, California, U.S | Employees = 500 | Domain Authority =100 | Page Authority= 97 | Founder = Paul Sciarra, Evan Sharp, and Ben Silbermann
5. Google + – Social networking service Provider [Closed 2019]
Google+ is the company’s fourth foray into social networking, following Google Buzz (launched 2010, retired in 2011), Google Friend Connect (launched 2008, retired by March 1, 2012), and Orkut (launched in 2004, as of 2013 operated entirely by subsidiary Google Brazil – retired in September 2014.
Google+ launched in June 2011. Features included the ability to post photos and status updates to the stream or interest based communities, group different types of relationships (rather than simply “friends”) into Circles, a multi-person instant messaging, text and video chat called Hangouts, events, location tagging, and the ability to edit and upload photos to private cloud-based albums.
Google+ features: Circles, Hangouts, Huddle, Instant upload, Streams, Sparks, Poll, Events, Collections, +1 Button, Google+ Pages
6. Tumblr is a Microblogging platform and social networking website, owned by Yahoo! Inc.
Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website owned by Yahoo! since 2013. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog. Users can follow other users’ blogs. Bloggers can also make their blogs private. For bloggers, many of the website’s features are accessed from a “dashboard” interface.
As of September 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 312.2 million blogs. As of January 2016, the website had 555 million monthly visitors.
Page Rank = 8 | Alexa Rank = 43 | Date Launched = February 2007 | Headquarters = New York City, United States | Employees = 336 (as of November 2015) | Domain Authority =99 | Page Authority= 97 | Founder = David Karp | CEO(2015) = David Karp | Owner = Yahoo! Inc. | Tumblr hosts 190 million blogs and more than 83.3 billion posts.
7. Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service
Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing, and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them either publicly or privately on the app, also through a variety of other social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Flickr.
Page Rank = 9 | Alexa Rank = 25 | Date Launched = October 6, 2010 | Domain Authority =88 | Page Authority=1 | Developer(s) = Facebook | Original author(s) = Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger (Burbn, Inc.) | Working Operating system = iOS 7.0 or later- Android 2.2 or later,Windows Phone 8 | Size = 9.93 MB | Available in 25 languages
8. VK (originally VKontakte, literally “in touch”) is the largest European social network Site
Page Rank = 9 | Alexa Rank = 20 | Date Launched = October 10, 2006 | Domain Authority =98 | Page Authority=96| Founder = Pavel Durov | Available in 76 languages | Users = 300+ million | Owner = Vkontakte Ltd | Revenue Rise rb 121,4 million (2013)
9. Flickr (pronounced “flicker”) is an image hosting and video hosting website
Page Rank = 9 | Alexa Rank = 148 | Date Launched = February 10, 2004 | Domain Authority =99 | Page Authority=97| Written in PHP | Owner Yahoo! | Created by Ludi corp | According to Verge Flickr had a total of 87 million registered members and more than 3.5 million new images uploaded daily.
10. Vine is a short-form video sharing service
Page Rank = 7 | Alexa Rank = 907 | Date Launched = January 24, 2013 | Domain Authority =83 | Page Authority=86 | Original author(s) = Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov
,Colin Kroll | Developer(s) = Twitter| Operating system iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Xbox One, Windows, OSX | Size = 14 MB | Available in 25 languages | Website = vine.co
11. Meetup is a social networking portal that facilitates offline group meetings around the world.
Page Rank = 7 | Alexa Rank = 429 | Date Launched = June 12, 2002 | Domain Authority =93 | Page Authority=85 | Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors = 40,000,000
12. MeetMe Social media company
Page Rank = 6 | Alexa Rank = 2338 | Date Launched = June 1997 | Domain Authority =74 | Page Authority=57 | Headquarters = New Hope, PA, USA | Founder(s) = Geoff Cook, David Cook, Catherine Cook | Revenue = $45m (2014) | Slogan(s) = where new friends meet. | Written in PHP
13. Classmates is a social networking service provider
Page Rank = 6 | Alexa Rank = 3509 | Date Launched = 1995 | Domain Authority =80 | Page Authority=66 | Owner = United Online | Created by Randy Conrads
14. Myspace is a social networking website
Page Rank = 8 | Alexa Rank = 1747| Date Launched = August 2003| Domain Authority =99 | Page Authority=97| Headquarters = Beverly Hills, California, United States | Area served = Worldwide | Founder(s) = Chris DeWolfe Tom Anderson | Key people =Tim Vanderhook (CEO, Specific Media), Justin Timberlake (co-owner) | Revenue Increase = $109 million (2011 est.) | Employees = 200
15. Plurk is a free social networking and micro-blogging site
Page Rank = 7 | Alexa Rank =1882| Date Launched = May 12, 2008 | Domain Authority =86 | Page Authority=76| Owner = Plurk, Inc. | Created by The A-team
16. Ask.fm is a global social networking site where users create profiles and can send each other questions.
Page Rank = 5 | Alexa Rank =379| Date Launched = June 16, 2010 | Domain Authority =79| Page Authority=83 | Headquarters = Dublin, Ireland | Founder(s) = Mark Terebin | Owner = IAC | Slogan(s) | Where the world wants to know about you | Users 150 million (February 9, 2015)
17. Tagged is a social discovery website
Page Rank = 6 | Alexa Rank =845| Date Launched = October 2004 | Domain Authority =82| Page Authority=72| 300 million members | Owner = IfWe, Inc.
18. Foursquare is a local search and discovery service mobile app which provides search results for its users.
Page Rank = 9 | Alexa Rank = 1106| Date Launched = March 11, 2009 | Domain Authority =92| Page Authority=93| Founded = New York City, New York, USA | Headquarters New York City, New York, United States | Founder(s) = Dennis Crowley Naveen Selvadurai | Key people = Dennis Crowley(Co-Founder, CEO) | Naveen Selvadurai(Co-Founder) | Employees = Over 200 | Slogan(s) Foursquare helps you find places you’ll love, anywhere in the world. | Users 45 million
19. Weibo is most popular Microblogging service in China
Page Rank = 9 | Domain Authority =100| Page Authority=96|Alexa rank = 16 | Unique Monthly Visitors – 332.5K US visitors 503 million users use weibo its hold 2.4billion worth. | Weibo was developed by Sina corporation on 15 November 2009. | According to 100 million messages are posted each day by weibo.com. | Company CEO – Charles Chao.
20. Odnoklassniki, OK.ru ( English: Classmates) is a social network service for classmates and old friends.
Page Rank = 7 | Domain Authority =86| Page Authority=88|Alexa rank = 60 |
This service most popular in russia. | Founder = Albert Popkov on may 5, 2006. | Users=150 million | Revenue = $20.34 million dollar.