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Niche Networking

Social media alternatives give Facebook & Twitter a run for their money

Implications - Facebook and Twitter may reign the social media scene now, but that doesn't mean they will continue to do so. Other social networking sites that cater to specific audiences and unique interests are creating their own online presences, giving social media lovers more options than ever in terms of interacting, sharing and creating their online relationships.
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Featured Examples

Undercover Networking Sites
Undercover Networking Sites
Tweegle Site is Google and Twitter Mashup
The Tweegle site combines the goodness of the online social monster Twitter with the layout of search engine monster Google. If you are a fan of Twitter and Google, then this is a social networking site… MORE
play_circle_filled Guerrilla Freecycle Initiatives
Guerrilla Freecycle Initiatives
OFFFerings, a Social Network of Objects, Encourages Free Exchanges
Hot on the heels of OFFF, the festival for the post-digital creation culture, comes OFFF, a social network of objects. A suitcase was placed at OFFF in Paris and passersby were invited to take anything… MORE
TV-Like Networking
TV-Like Networking
Flip Through iBuddz's Channels for Integrated Social Networking
Ever heard of a social media site operating in the same way as your television? iBuddz is a social media site that, unlike any other in the Internet networking arena, allows for a unique interactive experience… MORE
Cougar Online Communities
Cougar Online Communities
'Cougars & Co' Social Networking Hooks Up Older Women & Younger Men
Cougars & Co. is a members-only online community where older women and younger men can meet, attend members-only social events, or participate in getaway vacations. The startup is the brainchild of… MORE
Anti-Social Media Platforms
Anti-Social Media Platforms
The Path iPhone App Personalizes Your Social Network
The featured Path iPhone App is a more personal network for your friends and family, limited to only 50 of your closest contacts. This new social media platform counteracts with Twitter and Facebook,… MORE
Music-Sharing Social Apps
Music-Sharing Social Apps
Apple Introduces the 'Ping' Social Network for Music-Lovers Everywhere
For those who don't feel connected enough to the world of music, Apple is filling the void with the 'Ping' Social Network. Although it appears to be just another environment to display your bio and interests,… MORE
Family-Friendly Social Media
Family-Friendly Social Media
'Togetherville' Brings Safe Online Networking to Children and Parents
With social networking becoming a mainstream part of this generation, Togetherville teaches this concept to younger children without the risks found in other non-supervised online networking sites. The… MORE
Social Media Knockoffs
Social Media Knockoffs
Rrripple is a Take on Facebook With a Different Layout
Social media networking groups are one of the hottest things on the Internet and the latest social media networking group comes to us from a few veterans of Silicon Valley. Rrripple is a social media… MORE

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