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Unformatted text preview: Top Social Media Sites Database Website www.addthis.com www.Atebits (Tweetie).com www.bebo.com www.blogcatalog.com www.blogger.com www.buddymedia.com www.buzz.yahoo.com Category Social Bookmark Sharing Twitter Application Social Networking Blog Community Description When to Use Alexa Traffic Ranking Since Helps website publishers and bloggers spread their content across the web by making it easy for visitors to bookmark and share content to their favorite social destinations. Use on any web page that you would like users to share. New sharing tools are added frequently and free analytics provides insight into sharing trends, top content shared, top services, and top continents. 410 2006 Twitter Client for Mac. Allows users to access and update multiple Twitter accounts at the same time. Use to view conversation history, compose your thoughts before sending, search trends, chat display view, review user details, share links, and to run multiple accounts. 22021 2007 238 2003 299 2004 Bebo is a social networking site that connects you with relevant content by combining community, self-expression and entertainment, enabling you to consume, create, discover, curate and share digital content. Bebo connects your brand with influencers and their circle of friends. The Livestream Platform delivers real-time updates from Facebook, Myspace, YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, and Delicious (with more to come). One of the premiere social blog directories If you want to promote your own blog or on the internet. find blogs on various topics. Blog Free, automated weblog publishing tool that sends updates to a site via FTP. Owned by Google. Research, express, communicate with customers or prospects, develop an online brand or dialogue. Tap into real insights, views and opinions on various products, brands and issues. 7 1999 Social Media Aggregator The Buddy Media Platform empowers brands and agencies with the tools and technology needed to easily control their social media efforts. Launch, maintain and measure their social media efforts - all in one easy-to-use interface. From publishing offers on a Facebook wall to measuring your Twitter share of voice. 143502 2007 User-Generated Content Aggregator Community-based news article website, much like Digg, that combines the features of social bookmarking and syndication through a user interface that allows editorial control. Use when publishing interesting news stories. Buzz will allow you to provide a link back to your site where the full story can be found. Yahoo! www.cnet.com www.conduit.com www.delicious.com Opinions Site Custom Toolbar Social Bookmarking www.digg.com User-Generated Content Aggregator www.diigo.com Social Bookmarking www.docstoc.com www.download.com www.epinions.com/ Social Network (Content Based) Software Download Opinions Site New or existing products can be reviewed Provides information, tools, and advice by CNET if selected. The best way to get that can help you decide what to buy and your product reviewed is to pitch it via how to get the most out of your tech. email to the right editor. Visit the website for a listing of review coverage. 68 1994 Enables web publishers to distribute their content and applications via its ondemand platform. Conduit provides a free browser-based solution through whitelabel, customizable community toolbars and cloud computing SaaS platform. When you want to increase site traffic, revenue, and brand loyalty while simplifying access to the content, communities and applications that your subscribers care about. 52 2000 Social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. Owned by Yahoo! Use to narrow the scope and relevance of search, increase search ranking, to help develop a personal brand/position yourself as a thought leader, and to expand your network. Also, view bookmarks added by similar-minded users. Yahoo! 2003 Technology focused news site where the stories are chosen by community members rather than editors. Use when publishing interesting news stories. Digg will allow you to provide a link back to your site where the full story can be found. 113 2000 Web Highlighter and Sticky Notes, Social Bookmarking and Annotation, and Social Information Network. Annotations can be kept private, shared with a group within Diigo or a special link forwarded to someone else. 2263 2004 1077 2007 141 1996 1906 1999 Upload and share documents with the One of the premier online community and world. Documents can be easily searched, marketplace to find and share previewed and downloaded. Create a professional documents. profile and develop your personal or company brand. Owned by CNET. Download shareware, Excellent distribution channel if you are freeware and Demo software for PC, Mac, offering a free trial of your software Linux, and Handhelds categorized into platform. categories, plus software reviews. Consumer-generated reviews, buying tips and advice, ratings, price information, and searchable in a variety of ways from price to product type. Owned by EBay. New or existing products can be reviewed by consumers. Use to monitor your products reviews and to obtain customer feedback. www.evernote.com www.facebook.com www.faves.com www.feedburner.com www.flickr.com Social Bookmarking Social Networking Social Bookmarking Network Aggregation Photo Sharing Use to narrow the scope and relevance of search, increase search ranking, to help Save your ideas, things you see, and develop a personal brand/position things you like. Then find them all on any yourself as a thought leader, and to computer or device you use. expand your network. Also, view bookmarks added by similar-minded users. 8672 2000 A social utility that connects people, to keep up with friends, upload photos, share links and videos. A good way for loyal users to engage and take ownership of your brand is to have them participate in fan and group pages on Facebook. 2 1997 The Faves toolbar makes it easy to save bookmarks with thumbnail images and notes. Use to narrow the scope and relevance of search, increase search ranking, to help develop a personal brand/position yourself as a thought leader, and to expand your network. Also, view bookmarks added by similar-minded users. 5270 2004 703 2003 33 2003 695 2007 Publish regular updates to web-based content instantly and make it Provides custom RSS feeds and "subscribable." Keep track of a large management tools to bloggers, number of your favorite websites or blogs, podcasters, and other web-based content without having to remember to check publishers. each site manually or clutter your email inbox. Picture galleries available with chat, groups, and photo ratings. As a blogger, flicker can be used to share photos. If there are any visual elements to your company, or the products and services you offer, Flickr offers a new avenue for spreading the word about who you are and what you do. Read more: www.friendfeed.com www.jumptags.com www.kaboodle.com Social Media Aggregator Social Bookmarking Opinions Site Allows you to build a customized feed of made up of content your friends on other collaborative sites have shared, including news articles, photos, videos and comments. Use this to network with others, share information, and expand your research. Social bookmarking web service for collecting, storing, sharing and distributing web bookmarks, notes, rss feeds, and contacts. Use to narrow the scope and relevance of search, increase search ranking, to help develop a personal brand/position yourself as a thought leader, and to expand your network. Also, view bookmarks added by similar-minded users. 3600 2006 Shopping community where people recommend and discover new things. New or existing products can be reviewed by consumers. Use to monitor your products reviews and to obtain customer feedback. 1111 1995 www.kickapps.com www.linkedin.com www.livejournal.com www.mashable.com www.meetup.com www.metacafe.com www.mixx.com www.mouthshut.com Social Media Aggregator Social Networking Blog Create your own online community. Includes custom social networking, message boards, video sharing, viral widgets, and other user generated content. Power audience growth & engagement on your website. Build your own community with social networking and photo & video sharing; create your own widgets, custom video players, etc. 16418 2005 A networking tool used to find connections, to recommended job candidates, locate industry experts and business partners. Allows registered users to maintain a list of contact details of people they know and trust in business. Join groups and contribute in discussions. 59 2002 Research, express, communicate with A service for journals and blogs, that also customers or prospects, develop an online offers privacy controls, photo storage, brand or dialogue. Tap into real insights, publishing tools, style templates, and views and opinions on various products, online communities for many interests. brands and issues. 76 1999 Information Resource The world's largest blog focused exclusively on Web 2.0 and Social Media news. Use this site to obtain information & reviews on new Web sites and services, breaking news on what's new on the web and social media resources and guides. 522 2005 Social Networking Helps groups of people with shared interests plan events and facilitates off line group meetings in various localities around the world. The Small Business Meetup section can be used to network, find new customers, get advice and avoid costly mistakes. 837 1998 Metacafe is a video entertainment site that focuses on: Short-form, Entertainment, Audience-driven, Community Auditions, Community Rankings and Community Rewards. Metacafe offers incentives for user generated content. It is not a video sharing and hosting site that allows any and every video to be posted. 153 2001 Lists user-recommendations for stories, photos and videos. Customize the start page, join private groups, and rate content. Use YourMixx to tailor content categories, tags, specific users and groups, and Mixx will deliver the top-rated content as chosen by you and people who share your passions. 848 1995 Helps consumers make informed shopping decisions. A potential shopper can find reviews on every business or brand right from large corporations to small local businesses, all written by an average consumer like him or her. New or existing products can be reviewed by consumers. Use to monitor your products reviews and to obtain customer feedback. 2355 2000 Video Sharing User-Generated Content Aggregator Opinions Site www.multiply.com www.mybloglog.com Social Media Aggregator Users can create, share and discuss blogs, photos, videos and music with others as well as post reviews of movies and books, or share a calendar of events. Use Multiply for collaboration and photo sharing. Combines social networking with the usefulness of photo printing and photomanagement software. 218 2000 Blog Take advantage of your existing presence on the Web and ties it into communities of like-minded readers and authors to add context to the conversations in which you take part. Research, express, communicate with customers or prospects, develop an online brand or dialogue. Tap into real insights, views and opinions on various products, brands and issues. 1320 2005 11 1996 www.myspace.com Social Networking www.netvibes.com Social Media Aggregator www.newsvine.com User-Generated Content Aggregator Create a community on MySpace and you can share photos, journals and interests MySpace can be used by business people with your growing network of mutual and co-workers interested in networking. friends. Personal news aggregator with RSS and Atom support. Comes with a set of predefined news feeds. Netvibes Enterprise delivers secure, scalable personalized workspaces, portals and industry dashboards. 1484 1999 Newsvine respects established journalism and empowers the individual. Placement is determined by factors like freshness, popularity, and reputation. Contribution is open to all, and editorial judgment is in the hands of the community. Use when publishing interesting news stories. Newsvine will allow you to provide a link back to your site where the full story can be found. 4436 2005 130 2003 133 2004 41 2003 www.ning.com Social Networking An online service to create, customize, and share a social network. Free service for those looking to create, customize and grow a network around a unique interest or passion. Can use a custom CSS for branding purposes and integrates with other social media services. www.orkut.com Social Networking Social networking and discussion site operated by Google. Orkut can be used by business people and co-workers interested in networking. www.photobucket.com Photo Sharing Photobucket can be used to share photos. If there are any visual elements to your Provides image hosting for auctions, live company, or the products and services journals, blogs, message boards, personal you offer, Photobucket offers a new avenue for spreading the word about who websites and online photo albums. you are and what you do. Read more: www.ping.fm www.plaxo.com www.plurk.com www.posterous.com www.propeller.com www.reader.google.com www.reddit.com www.screencast.com Update all of your social networks at once. Save time by posting to multiple social networks simultaneously. 2708 2008 Stay in touch with the people you care about. Pulse is a dashboard for seeing what the people you know are creating and sharing all over the open web. Use Pulse to see what your network is creating and sharing online — their blogs, their photos, their reviews, etc. You can also use Pulse in all the places where you create or share your stuff. 1416 2002 Micro-Blogging Allows users to send updates (otherwise known as plurks) through short messages Use to share short messages, links, and or links, which can be up to 140 text videos with your network. characters in length. 1010 2008 Micro-Blogging A place to post everything. Just email Posterous your photos, video, MP3, and/or other files and they will post your email to blog. Integrated and automatic posting to other social media tools such as Flickr, Twitter, and Facebook, a built-in Google Analytics package, and custom themes. 1553 2009 User-Generated Content Aggregator Users can post stories and vote for which stories are to be included on the front page. Comments can be made on posts as well. Use when publishing interesting news stories. Propeller will allow you to provide a link back to your site where the full story can be found. 1674 1995 Use Google's web-based feed reader to keep up with blogs and news. With your Google Reader public page, you can share your favorite items with your friends, simply by sending them to relevant links. You can also add a customizable clip that displays your latest shared items in your site or blogs sidebar. Google User-generated news links. Votes promote stories to the front page. Use when publishing interesting news stories. Reditt will allow you to provide a link back to your site where the full story can be found. 451 2005 Upload Screencast videos and post them on your website, blog or share with your network. Use if you are looking for a video solution on your website/blog. 4238 2002 Social Network Aggregator Social Media Aggregator Social Bookmarking User-Generated Content Aggregator Video Sharing Social Network (Content Based) Upload and share documents with the A library of digital documents which world. Documents can be easily searched, allows users to publish, discover and previewed and downloaded. Create a discuss original writings and documents in profile and develop your personal or various languages. company brand. 258 2007 www.sharethis.com Social Bookmarking One-step sharing tool that saves you time Reporting and analytics will tell you the and makes sharing online hassle free. You top shared content, how it's being shared can share anything on the web to your and much more. Customization ensures choice of social bookmarking options, postthat the ShareThis widget blends in with to-profile and blog choices, Email, AIM, or your site. even as a text message to a mobile phone. 9348 1995 www.slashdot.com News Source for technology related news with a Submit your stories or read interesting heavy slant towards Linux and Open articles posted by others and make Source issues. comments. Good source for tech info. 1351 1997 456 2007 334 2005 www.scribd.com www.slideshare.net Social Network (Content Based) www.squidoo.com News www.startaid.com Social Bookmarking www.stumbleupon.com www.technorati.com Social Bookmarking Blog Upload and share your PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Adobe PDF Portfolios on SlideShare. Share publicly or privately. Add audio to make a webinar. Reach a large audience with your presentations & documents. Generate leads for your business with presentations & documents. Share your interests, build your online Allows anyone to post a lens about a topic identity and credibility, and connect with that they have expertise in. new readers and friends. Access all you Bookmarks and Favorites from anywhere! Use to manage your bookmarks and view bookmarks added by similar-minded users. 13198 2004 A web browser plug-in that allows users to discover and rate WebPages, photos, videos, and news articles. Use to narrow the scope and relevance of search, increase search ranking, to help develop a personal brand/position yourself as a thought leader, and to expand your network. Also, view bookmarks added by similar-minded users. 288 2001 Real-time search for user-generated media (including weblogs) by tag or keyword. Also provides popularity indexes. Research, express, communicate with customers or prospects, develop an online brand or dialogue. Tap into real insights, views and opinions on various products, brands and issues. 642 2002 Opinions Site ThisNext is a social shopping network where people interact with communityvalidated taste makers and influencers to discover recommended products. New or existing products can be reviewed by consumers. Use to monitor your products reviews and to obtain customer feedback. 5711 1999 Micro-Blogging Blogging platform that allows users to post text, images, video, links, quotes, and audio to their tumblelog, a short-form blog. Tumblelogs create more of a rich-media experience by allowing you to quickly post the most interesting snippet of a website you read, embed the entire video you found on YouTube, or even upload a picture from your cell phone. 312 2007 www.tweetdeck.com Social Media Aggregator Personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and more. Update social networks in a click, manage conversations, stay organized, save time with shortcuts, follow topics in real time, manage multiply twitter accounts, see who is following you, share photos and video. 5510 2008 www.twine.com Social Media Aggregator Collect content and connect with people who share your interests. Use Twine to track, find, and share what interests you. Use this to network with others, share information, and expand your research. 12136 1998 Social networking and micro blogging service utilizing instant messaging, SMS or a web interface. Twitter can be used as a research tool, to build your personal brand, to promote content, to expand your outreach/audience, for networking, to provide previews to your audience, to speedlink, to gather info on relevant & breaking news. 13 2000 Service for hosting and publishing weblogs and photo albums. Research, express, communicate with customers or prospects, develop an online brand or dialogue. Tap into real insights, views and opinions on various products, brands and issues. 191 2003 34277 2008 2060 2004 www.thisnext.com www.tumblr.com www.twitter.com www.typepad.com www.ubertwitter.com www.viadeo.com Micro-Blogging Blog Twitter Application Upload pictures to a site dedicated to serving ÜberTwitter users, making your An application for posting updates to tweets reach a wider audience then just Twitter on BlackBerry devices and locating people following you on Twitter, update other ÜberTwitter users. your location based on the cell tower information, send videos, see other posters nearby Social Networking A networking tool to find connections to recommended job candidates, industry experts and business partners. Allows registered users to maintain a list of contact details of people they know and trust in business. Join groups and contribute in discussions. www.vimeo.com www.wetpaint.com www.wikipedia.com www.wordpress.com www.xanga.com Video Sharing Video-centric social network site that supports embedding, sharing, video storage, and allows user-commenting on each video page. Use if you are looking for a video solution on your website/blog. 430 2004 Social Network (Content Based) Wetpaint lets anyone create a free hosted website in minutes. Wetpaint sites are different because anyone can easily add text, photos, or links to other websites just by clicking on the EasyEdit button. Wetpaint sites work like a wiki which significantly increases the number of people who can easily participate in helping grow and edit content of the site. 1928 2002 An online collaborative encyclopedia. Use for research. Also, having a Wikipedia entry for your company that shows up in search results can lend credibility to your organization. 6 2001 Free blogs managed by the developers of the WordPress software. Includes custom design templates, integrated statistics, automatic spam protection and other features. Research, express, communicate with customers or prospects, develop an online brand or dialogue. Tap into real insights, views and opinions on various products, brands and issues. 18 2000 Personal publishing. Free weblogs. Research, express, communicate with customers or prospects, develop an online brand or dialogue. Tap into real insights, views and opinions on various products, brands and issues. 589 1999 Members share their favorite recommendations New or existing products can be reviewed by consumers. Use to monitor your products reviews and to obtain customer feedback. 339 2004 Share your photos on and videos on Twitter Use to share photos & video using Twitter. Yfrog makes it easy to re-tweet and it optimized for mobile viewing. 1292 2008 YouTube is a way to get your videos to the people who matter to you. Upload, tag and share your videos worldwide! Use YouTube to host your videos. You can create a corporate channel where interested parties can subscribe. Owned by Google. 4 2005 Content Blog Blog www.yelp.com Opinions Site www.yfrog.com Photo Sharing (Twitter) www.youtube.com Video Sharing www.yuku.com Social Networking Create profiles, share images, blog and create discussion boards all in one place. Use this to network with others, share information, and expand your research. 1171 2000 ...
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