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110 Social Networking Innovations

From Online Memorials to Leaked Nudetography

— July 18, 2009 — Pop Culture
Social networking in the newest and easiest way to communicate with family and friends all over the world. From Facebook to Twitter and YouTube, these social media websites have taken over the way we communicate.

Check out the slideshow below for all the different ways you can use social networking, from online activism to naughty scams and everything in between.

Implications - Social Media has changed the world drastically; whether it be through communication, business, or recreation. Because social networking has had such an impact on society, it opens up the possibility to capitalize on the widely appreciated form of communication. Businesses should pay close attention to social media and incorporate this into their future products.
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Million-Friend Milestones
Million-Friend Milestones
Oprah's Twitter Followers Reach 1 Million, And Other Tweet Headline
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Twitter TV Show Resurrections
Twitter TV Show Resurrections
‘Chuck' Reappears After Subway & Twitterverse Save
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108
The Changing Social Networks
The Changing Social Networks
Revolutionary New Advert Model
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107
Facebook Against Teen Dieting
Facebook Against Teen Dieting
Pink Patch Ads Pulled
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106
VVIP Social Networking
VVIP Social Networking
Smallworld You Will Never Participate In
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105
Movies About Social Networking
Movies About Social Networking
The Facebook Movie from Aaron Sorkin
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104
Social Networking TVs
Social Networking TVs
Verizon FiOS TV Adds Facebook & Twitter Integration
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103
Storytime Twitter
Storytime Twitter
Greg Fishbone Tells 140 Character 'Tweet Mystery of Death' Stories
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102
Credit Crunch Facebook Changes
Credit Crunch Facebook Changes
CFO Gideon Yu is Out, Mark Zuckerberg Hopes for IPO
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101
Viral Online Protests
Viral Online Protests
Facebook Reverses its TOS After Viral Backlash, Begs Users to Stay
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100
Social Networks That Share Ad Revenue
Social Networks That Share Ad Revenue
ZenZuu
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99
Social Networking PCs
Social Networking PCs
Cuppa
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98
Social Networking Mobiles
Social Networking Mobiles
The INQ1 Facebook Phone
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97
Social Networking For Cancer Patients
Social Networking For Cancer Patients
I'm Too Young For This
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96
Social Networking Oversaturation
Social Networking Oversaturation
Financial Crisis Forces Site Shutdowns
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95
Celebrity Social Networks
Celebrity Social Networks
Radiohead W.A.S.T.E.
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Social Networking for Healthcare
Social Networking for Healthcare
HealthWorldWeb
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93
Social Site Lingo
Social Site Lingo
Twitter Gains Entry into Dictionary as Both a Verb and Noun
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92
Celiac Social Networking
Celiac Social Networking
GlutenFreeFaces.com Exists for Wheat-Free People
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91
Crowdsourced Twitter Cookbooks
Crowdsourced Twitter Cookbooks
Web-Savvy Cooks Turn to Twecipes When They're in a Rut
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90
Twitterfied Words
Twitterfied Words
'Thsrs' is an Online Thesaurus Perfect For Social Networking Sites
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89
Social Mega Viruses
Social Mega Viruses
Koobface Target Facebook Users (Lurk Cautiously)
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88
Facebook Gets A Facelift
Facebook Gets A Facelift
New Facebook Sneak Peak
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87
Educational Social Networking
Educational Social Networking
BestThinking.com Lets People Teach Each Other
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86
Hybrid Search Engines
Hybrid Search Engines
Twitter & Google's Offspring Twoogle to Rock the Web
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85
Celebrity Twitter Challenges
Celebrity Twitter Challenges
Shaquille O'Neal to Race Lance Armstrong
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84
Twitter Interventions
Twitter Interventions
Flailing Brands Embrace Microblogging to Stay Afloat
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83
Facebook Contests for Moms
Facebook Contests for Moms
Mothers Weigh in On Economy for Sears' “Busted Moms”
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82
Using Social Networks to Promote Your Work
Using Social Networks to Promote Your Work
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81
Social Networks For Boomers
Social Networks For Boomers
55+ Communities
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80
Twitter Heart Monitors
Twitter Heart Monitors
Device Measures Your Pulse & Tweets It to All Who Care
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79
Elite Social Networking
Elite Social Networking
VIP Status on the Web
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78
Social Networking For The Mentally Ill
Social Networking For The Mentally Ill
Controversial Support Sites
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77
Viral Twitter Jargon
Viral Twitter Jargon
John Mayer's 'Pedamundo' Tweet Sparks Search Term Frenzy
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76
Social Networking at Work
Social Networking at Work
Safeguard Your Rep
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75
Personalized Social Networks
Personalized Social Networks
Me Dot Com
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74
Stereotyped Social Networking
Stereotyped Social Networking
ArabcomedyTV.com Looks to Change Warped Opinions
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73
Universal Social Networks
Universal Social Networks
Google Friend Connect Makes Any Site A Social Network
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Charitable Social Networks
Charitable Social Networks
Jessica Biel's Difference in the World
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71
Streaming Albums on MySpace
Streaming Albums on MySpace
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Debut "It's Blitz" Via Social Networking
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70
Twitter Death Confirmations
Twitter Death Confirmations
Billy Mays III Tweets Father's Death Minutes After Discovery
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69
Twitter Video Games
Twitter Video Games
DieFailWhale Lets You Shoot Errors, Carnival-Style
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68
Twitter Psychoanalysis
Twitter Psychoanalysis
TweetPsych Reveals What Your Tweets Say About You
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67
Twittering Primates
Twittering Primates
The Lucky Monkey Tests the Mind of a Computer Using a Chimpanzee
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66
Businesses Embracing Social Networks
Businesses Embracing Social Networks
We Are Smarter Than Me
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65
Twitter Movies
Twitter Movies
Tweets Move From Your Computer Screen to the Big Screen
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64
Political Satire
Political Satire
Sarah Palin Facebook Page
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63
Social Networking Gone Wild
Social Networking Gone Wild
Professional Tailgaters
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62
Twitter Rumormongering
Twitter Rumormongering
Patrick Swayze Death Tweet Puts Media Into Frenzy
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61
Tweeting Maintenance Mayhem
Tweeting Maintenance Mayhem
Scheduled Twitter Shutdown Paused For Iranian Protests
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60
Social Networking Stickers
Social Networking Stickers
StickyTwits Bumper Stickers Advertise Your Twitter URL
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59
Celebrity Social Networking Sites
Celebrity Social Networking Sites
50 Cent's ThisIs50.com Reaches 160,000 Members
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58
Social Sportscar Sneak Previews
Social Sportscar Sneak Previews
Aston Martin Posts V12 Vantage Photos On Facebook
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57
Targeting Tech-Savvy Moms
Targeting Tech-Savvy Moms
Social Networks and Marketers Cater to Geek Mothers
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56
Social Networking Pays Off
Social Networking Pays Off
MLM On FriendsWin
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55
Postmortem Messaging
Postmortem Messaging
Twitter & Facebook Launch 'Webwill' for Dead Online Lovers
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54
Are social networking sites the next vehicle for advertisers?
Are social networking sites the next vehicle for advertisers?
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53
Social Networking for Weight Loss
Social Networking for Weight Loss
Nancy Makin Lost Over 500 LBS
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52
Social Networking for High Society
Social Networking for High Society
6 Networks that Reject You For Sucking
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51
3D Social Networks
3D Social Networks
Google "Lively"
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50
A Major In Social Networking?
A Major In Social Networking?
Stanford Offers Facebook Course
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49
Networking Mousepads
Networking Mousepads
Twitter & Facebook Mousepads for Social Media Geeks
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48
Social Networks for TV Shows
Social Networks for TV Shows
Mollywood Promotes 'The Starter Wife'
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47
Social Networking Smartphones
Social Networking Smartphones
Nokia Surge Makes the World a Much Smaller Place
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46
Viral Microblogging Buyouts
Viral Microblogging Buyouts
Microsoft Acquires Twitter, the Blogosphere Erupts
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45
Facebook Status Art
Facebook Status Art
Stacey Williams-Ng Paints Her Friends' Status Updates
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44
Twitter Message Boards
Twitter Message Boards
Tweetboard Brings Twitter Conversations to Your Site
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43
Anti-Social Networking
Anti-Social Networking
Enemybook & Snubster
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42
Politicians on Facebook
Politicians on Facebook
Social Networking to Win Votes
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41
RFID Social Networks
RFID Social Networks
Jive
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40
Twitter Sing-Alongs
Twitter Sing-Alongs
‘Billie Tweets' is a Tribute to Michael Jackson
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39
Women Dominate Social Networks, Study
Women Dominate Social Networks, Study
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38
Social Networking Censorship
Social Networking Censorship
Fighting Facebook's Curious Nipple Policy
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37
Canine Social Networking
Canine Social Networking
Australian Dogtree Lets You Find Puppy Playmates Online
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36
Pre-Paid Social Networking Cards
Pre-Paid Social Networking Cards
FaceCard
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35
Social Networking Contact Cards
Social Networking Contact Cards
Custom Profile Cards
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34
Twitter Newspapers
Twitter Newspapers
USA Today's Del Jones Uses Tweets as Only Source
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33
Vanity URL Mania
Vanity URL Mania
Facebook's Custom Usernames Prompt a Bevy of Silly Suggestions
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32
Social Networks for Chefs
Social Networks for Chefs
CookEatShare.com
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Social Networking for Beautiful People
Social Networking for Beautiful People
FaceWorthy
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Exclusive Social Networking Sites
Exclusive Social Networking Sites
Nike and Google Team Up to Support Soccer Fans
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Celebrity Branding for Social Networks
Celebrity Branding for Social Networks
Indiana Beckham for Pepsi Youniverse
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28
Automated Friend Finders
Automated Friend Finders
‘Facebook Friend Adder' Software Makes You Pay To Be Popular
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Social Networks for Beer Drinkers
Social Networks for Beer Drinkers
BrewSocial
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Successful Social Media Protests
Successful Social Media Protests
Did James Franco Cancel UCLA Commencement Speech Due to Facebook?
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25
Feline Twitter Stars
Feline Twitter Stars
Sockington the Cat has Over Half a Million Followers
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24
Naughty Social Networking Scams
Naughty Social Networking Scams
Scandalous Twitter Game Could Cause ID Theft
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23
Printed Facebook Albums
Printed Facebook Albums
HotPrints Photo Book is Comprised of Tagged Online Snaps
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Digital Social Networking Business Cards
Digital Social Networking Business Cards
Poken Keychains Encourage Physical Interaction
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21
Twitter Shaming
Twitter Shaming
Microbloggers Blast CNN's Iran Election Coverage at #CNNfail
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20
Social Media Certifications
Social Media Certifications
Facebook-Style Business Cards are Fun and Friendly
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19
Social Networking Apparel
Social Networking Apparel
OSMO Custom Social Network Wearable Syncs With iPhone and Loopt
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18
Facebook Family Reunions
Facebook Family Reunions
Avril Grube and Gavin Paros Reconnect Online After 27 Years
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17
Social Networking Sites for Cheerleaders
Social Networking Sites for Cheerleaders
Squads.com Launches Event Webcasts
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16
Social Networks for Kids
Social Networks for Kids
Allie Finkle, ZooKazoo & ourWorld
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15
Twitterific Fashion
Twitterific Fashion
Threadless Clothing Brings Your Tweets to Tee-Shirts
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14
Twitter Childbirths
Twitter Childbirths
Baby Phat CEO Kimora Lee Simmons Tweets While Giving Birth
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13
Pocket-Sized Social Networking
Pocket-Sized Social Networking
MingleStick Packs a Business Card Into a USB Device
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12
Social Networks for Anime Fans
Social Networks for Anime Fans
AnimeEpisode.com
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Anti-Social Networking Apparel
Anti-Social Networking Apparel
Keith Lane's CafePress Clothing Line is for Non-Facebookers
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10
Social Networking For Goths
Social Networking For Goths
VampireFreaks.com
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9
Twitter Celebtography
Twitter Celebtography
Amber Rose Shares Celebrity Pictures to Followers
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8
Aimless Grouping
Aimless Grouping
10 Most Pointless and Popular Facebook Groups
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7
Color-Based Social Networking
Color-Based Social Networking
ColourLovers.com Celebrates All Shades
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6
Social Networking Psych Studies
Social Networking Psych Studies
Research Shows Teen Facebook Users Prone to Depression
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5
Twitter Petitions
Twitter Petitions
Deborah Gibson Asks Fans to Help Her Join 'Dancing with the Stars'
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4
Social Networking Pillows
Social Networking Pillows
Twitter, Facebook & MySpace Cushions for Internet Addicts
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3
Mobile Restaurant Rows
Mobile Restaurant Rows
Twittering Food Vendors Converge to Give LA Tasty Eats
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2
Social Networking for MILFs
Social Networking for MILFs
UrbanCougar Blends Kitsch and Mid-Life Crisis
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1
Self-Leaked Nudetography
Self-Leaked Nudetography
Lenny Kravitz Posts a Saucy Photo of Himself on Twitter
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