Top 5 Most Popular Social Networking Sites

Social networking is a buzzword of today. Age is just a number when it comes to social networking, you’ll find a 10 year old as well as a 70 year old here.  People use it for making friendships, dating, chatting, and sharing their life, knowledge enhancement and much more. This attracted the businesses and hence started spreading their presence on social media to gather attraction on this vast platform. But which platform should be focused more out of the many? Let’s find out the top 5 most popular social networking sites which you can target on!

  1. Facebook

Without any doubt, anyone can jump up to this first and most popular social networking site – Facebook. It came into this world in February 2004, operated and privately owned by Mark Zuckerberg. As we all know, anyone who wants to join Facebook has to create their profile, add other users and can socialize with them by sharing your updates. Additionally, one can join common interest groups and can have interactive conversations. Facebook is the most resorted social networking site of today where you’ll end up finding hundreds and thousands of addictive users.

  1. Twitter

Twitter is yet another well known online social networking and micro blogging platform that allows its users to send and read text based posts popularly known as ‘tweets’. It came into existence in July 2006 by Jack Dorsey and gained worldwide popularity rapidly.

  1. LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a professional business-related networking site found in December 2002 and launched in May 2003. Having a friendly environment, unique monthly visitors, impressive overall appearance for professionals, LinkedIn is a sound platform amongst all. It is available in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

  1. Pinterest

A social networking site, Pinterest allows its users to visually share and simultaneously discover new interests by posting images or videos to their own as well as others’ boards. You can also browse what other has pinned. Today, where infographics is playing a major role, Pinterest is gaining great recognition all across the globe.

  1. Google +

Though a young network of three years, Google+ is a social network that builds off of your Google Account! You can easily activate it, similarly, as you activate Google Now. Here, you may find similarities of Facebook and Twitter, but, adding circles for your particular interests, news, entertainment, sports, etc, you’ll end up identifying big difference from other platforms. In short, a platform that lets you connect to other people who are interested in your passion, is what Google+ is about. And hence, is gaining ground these days, catching the attention of many people worldwide.

Apart from these 5, a tough competition is being given by Instagram and YouTube. People are getting more accustomed to it and are giving a tough fight to the most popular social networking site: Facebook!

Nilkanth Ray
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