Facebook, Google+ and Twitter alternatives

By | 15 July 2015

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Without any doubt Facebook, Google+ and Twitter are most popular social networks but there are various other interesting alternatives that maybe you don’t know yet.

VK.com is the largest Russian social network in Europe, founded in 2006 by Russian programmer Pavel Durov.
Actually available in 41 languages and has an average of 70 million daily users (January 2015 data). It’s similar to Facebook.

Habbo Habbo (previously known as Habbo Hotel) is the world’s largest Finnish social networking service and online community aimed at teenagers.
Habbo allows users to create their own Habbo character and design hotel rooms, meet new friends, chat with other players, organize parties, look after virtual pets, create and play games and complete quests.

Tagged is a social discovery website that allows members to browse the profiles of other members, play games and share tags and virtual gifts. Tagged claims it has 300 million members.

Diaspora is a free personal web server that implements a distributed social networking service. Installations of the software form nodes (termed “pods”) which make up the distributed Diaspora social network.
Diaspora is intended to address privacy concerns related to centralized social networks by allowing users set up their own server (or “pod”) to host content; pods can then interact to share status updates, photographs, and other social data. It allows its users to host their data with a traditional web host, a cloud-based host, an ISP, or a friend.

Source: Wikipedia

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