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Sign up Medium

Medium is founded to overcome main shortcoming of the blogs or weblogs. If you are not a famous blogger no one will see your posts, even if they are very good. This is the place that anyone can share their thoughts for everyone. Medium is a new blogging service found by the creators of Blogger and Twitter,  Evan Williams and Biz Stone. It has a simple and flat design. It is a simple blogging service optimized for authors, or subscribers. The Medium does not enforce it's user for their  posts length, or other restrictions.

Sign up Blogger

Blogger is a free blog service offered by Google. It is very easy to use and well integrated with Google's other services. It was founded by Pyra Labs in 1999, which was acquired by Google in 2003.  After the acquisition, all of the blogger services become freely available. Later revisions of the service enabled embedding Youtube videos, Picasa photos,  Google+ and hangouts integration within the posts. Any blogs on the site, if the owner allows, can be edited by multiple persons. It is very easy to create a post with Blogger's builtin rich text editor.

Sign up Google+

Google+ is founded in 2011 as Circles than renamed to Google+.  Initially it was an invitation only service. After it has gained attention of masses,  Google removed this  restriction. Main difference from the other social services is  Google's circle approach. Circles is a way to map friends to groups, like family, friends, work, etc., without limiting one to take part in more than one group. A friend may be both in work, and friend etc.  You can create a post that is only visible to people listed on family circle. Also you can fine grain this visibility on person basis.

Sign up Foursquare

Foursquare is a social networking website that was launched in 2009. Since Foursquare was developed for mobile devices, registered users can take advantage of its features whenever they want. When you launch Foursquare application on your smart phone or log into your profile from other devices, it will detect your location, and provides a list of nearby venues. Foursquare helps you find the most popular places nearby to go with your friends. You can also learn what others talk about the suggested places.

Sign up Kidzworld

Kidzworld is the first safe, secure social networking site for kids and teens. It was founded by Allen W. Achilles and launched in February, 2001. Kidzworld does not only provide a platform for social networking, but also encourages kids and teens to express through writing blogs, stories, and poetry.  Kidzworld includes news and reviews on movies, tv shows, video games and more. Kids and teens can create forum posts, access free action/sports/puzzle/adventure games, join groups, upload pictures, write blogs, design their own profiles and many more.

Sign up LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a social networking site that was founded in 2002, and launched in 2003. The idea behind this service is to bring business professional together on an online networking platform.  This sites allows users to get connected to other professionals from either the same field or various fields, create or join interest groups, access job announcements listed on the platform, create a personal profile and share it with others, visit others’ profiles, and more.

Sign up Twitter

Twitter was launched in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and Noah Glass.  Twitter is a microblogging service that allow users to send and receive tweets which are text messages limited to 140 characters. If you love expressing yourself with short messages and sharing anything that crosses your mind, Twitter is the right place to start spreading the word.  You can also link your Twitter account to your Facebook and MySpace accounts.

Sign up Meetup

Meetup  is a social networking website that was founded by Scott Heiferman. Meetup provides a platform for users to organize offline meetings in various localities around the worlds, and find thousands already meeting up face to face. If you would like to come together with people to discuss on current political affairs around the world or in your country, and to talk on books, games, movies, and hobbies, Meetup is the right place to start searching for groups unified by a common interest.  Finding and becoming part of local groups is now one click away from you with Meetup.

sign up Flickr

Flickr is a social networking site that was launched by Ludicorp in 2004, and owned by Yahoo! In 2005.   Flickr became very popular over the years among people who enjoy taking photos and sharing them with others.  The site has been growing in popularity, and members since its launch. Users of Flickr can share and embed photographs. In order to access photos and videos from Flickr, visitors don’t have to create an account. An active account is required only if users want to upload photos and contact other Flickr users.

 

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