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45 Emerging Social Networks

From Temporary Streaming Apps to Cash-Sending Chat Apps

— May 25, 2015 — Tech
While some emerging social networks pick up where other apps left off, others serve as a curious combination of defining features from others.

Emerging social networks offer brands the unique opportunity to be there first. By getting online where the consumers are before anyone else figures out which app they are migrating from, brands can create meaningful impressions in a way that appears organic and intuitive.

An example of an emerging social app that centers on campus life is Speakiesy, which aims to bring back the exclusivity of the original Facebook offerings in a mobile platform that adds in the temporary media life of a Snapchat.

Additionally, the recently updated Snapcash app combines temporary photo sharing with the convenient digital payment technology quickly taking over the wearables realm.
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Prayer Community Apps
Prayer Community Apps
Share a Prayer is an App for Christians to Share Inspirations and Greetings
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Exclusive Campus Networks
Exclusive Campus Networks
The College-Only Speakiesy App Can Be Used at SXSW 2015
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Cash-Sending Chat Apps
Cash-Sending Chat Apps
Snapchat's New Feature, Snapcash, Lets You Send Money to Friends
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Social Broadcasting Apps
Social Broadcasting Apps
The Ephemeral Air App Enables You to Stream Live Video To Your Friends
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Sobriety Dating Services
Sobriety Dating Services
The Sober Dating App Helps Those Who Don't Imbibe Find Love
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Professional Messaging Apps
Professional Messaging Apps
Caliber is a Business App to Connect Colleagues and New Contacts
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Interactive Virtual Lineups
Interactive Virtual Lineups
The Virgin Mega App is a Hype Machine for Limited Releases
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Free Telecommunication Apps
Free Telecommunication Apps
The Line App is a Great Platform for Brands Targeting Millennials
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Restaurant App Expansions
Restaurant App Expansions
A Planned Zomato Expansion is Fueled by a Successful Round of Funding
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Locals-Connecting Apps
Locals-Connecting Apps
The Inlope App Unites Like-Minded People in a Local Social Network
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Green Thumb Networks
Green Thumb Networks
Greenius is a Virtual Garden Planner and Platform for Gardeners
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Social Yogi Networks
Social Yogi Networks
NomadYOGI is a Place for the Yoga Community to Come Together Online
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Live Broadcasting Apps
Live Broadcasting Apps
Stre.am Combines Chat Messaging and Livestreaming Content
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Video Confession Apps
Video Confession Apps
The Awkward App Lets You Unearth Your Deepest Secrets in a 10 Second Video
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Professional Post Platforms
Professional Post Platforms
Spotslet Link Sharing Targets the Interests of Your Work Colleagues
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Social Check-In Apps
Social Check-In Apps
The Foursquare Swarm App is Versatile
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Revolutionary Live Streaming Apps
Revolutionary Live Streaming Apps
The Periscope App Lets You Stream Video To Your Followers
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Pinboard Messaging Services
Pinboard Messaging Services
Pinterest Introduces a Photo Messaging Feature for Social Pinning
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Hiker-Connecting Platforms
Hiker-Connecting Platforms
Coming Soon, This Hiking App Brings Like-Minded Strangers Together
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Venue Discovery Apps
Venue Discovery Apps
The Rekky Recommendations App Helps You Find the Hottest Places From Friends
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Localized Social Media Marketplaces
Localized Social Media Marketplaces
The Uniiverse App Makes Finding Events Simple and Fun
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Privacy-Focused Social Networks
Privacy-Focused Social Networks
The Anomo App Encourages You to Reveal Only What You Want To
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Cocktails-Only Dating Apps
Cocktails-Only Dating Apps
The Rendeevoo App Wants to Be the Uber of Real Life Dates
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Temporary Streaming Apps
Temporary Streaming Apps
The Meerkat App Brings Live-Streaming Video to Twitter
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Residential Social Networks
Residential Social Networks
This Social Network for Buildings Brings Local Communities Online
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Versatile Video Messaging Apps
Versatile Video Messaging Apps
Skype Qik Offers Distinct Advantages Over Snapchat
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Music Bookmarking Apps
Music Bookmarking Apps
Whyd's New iOS App is Part of a Larger Music Streaming Social Network
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Beacon-Based Photo Apps
Beacon-Based Photo Apps
The Droppie App Uses Beacon Technology to Share Images Based on Location
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Trip-Planning Social Networks
Trip-Planning Social Networks
Yourope is a New Way to Plan Off-the-Beaten Path Travel Adventures
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Female-Only Online Networks
Female-Only Online Networks
Women.com is an Invite-Only Female Social Network for the Ladies
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Boutique Social Memberships
Boutique Social Memberships
NYC's Parlor Social Club Celebrates Fashion, Tech and Gourmet Cuisine
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Casual Friendship Apps
Casual Friendship Apps
The Wiith App is a Tinder-Inspired platform for making new friends
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Green Living Networks
Green Living Networks
The eEcosphere App Grows an Eco Community and Increases Accountability
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Tattoo Dating Apps
Tattoo Dating Apps
Tatchat is a New Dating App That Helps Connect Fellow Tattoo Enthusiasts
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Public Secret-Sharing Apps
Public Secret-Sharing Apps
The Whisper App Lets You Share Your Deepest and Darkest Confessions
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Thought-Based Social Networks
Thought-Based Social Networks
Blopboard Illustrates the Thinking of People in Realtime
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Gamified Social Networks
Gamified Social Networks
The 'Let' Social Network Challenges Users to Post Their Best Content
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Scent-Sending Apps
Scent-Sending Apps
The oSnap App Allows You to Tag Photographs with Aromas
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Proximity-Based Dating Apps
Proximity-Based Dating Apps
'Happn' is a Dating App That Aims to Make Missed Connections History
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Girly Messaging Apps
Girly Messaging Apps
Pink Nation by Victoria's Secret Now Also Serves as a Chat Messaging App
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Emoji-Only Social Networks
Emoji-Only Social Networks
Emojli is a Social Network Where You Can Only Communicate in Emoticons
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Online Educational Communities
Online Educational Communities
OneClass is a Startup Focused on Getting Students Better Grades
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Foodie-Centric Social Networks
Foodie-Centric Social Networks
The TableCrowd Platform Lets You Network While Dining
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Anonymous Messaging Apps
Anonymous Messaging Apps
The Secret App Lets you Speak Freely with Friends
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Group Video Apps
Group Video Apps
Rounds is a Group Video Chat App to Connect with 12 Buddies at Once
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