Social Media Sites

We have gathered a list of most popular social media sites used in the world. The list has 250 social media sites as of October 2018 and keeps growing. Updated periodically, the list is available in 32 languages which are listed at index page.


List of Top Social Media Sites 2018


  1. WhatsApp is an instant-messaging social network platform that is mainly used on smartphones. It has recently been bought by Facebook and is estimated to have about 1 billion users as of January 2018.

  2. Messenger (New) is another instant-messaging social network platform which functions inside Facebook. Its users are estimated around 1.2 billion as of January 2018.

  3. Skype is an instant messaging platform that enables communication using text, voice, and video. It has over 300 million active monthly users and is now part of Microsoft.

  4. Viber is also a communication social network like Skype that allows text, voice, and video messaging. It has over 800 million users

  5. Line is an instant messaging social network that is popular in Japan but also supports English and other languages. It has over 600 million users worldwide.

  6. Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging service that has over 100 million active monthly users.

  7. Stumbleupon focuses on content discovery for its users. It is offered as a browser toolbar in all popular browsers.

  8. YouTube is the world’s leading video sharing network that enables its users to upload, view, and share videos. It serves billions of videos daily.

  9. Vimeo is a video based Social network very much like YouTube, but with more and different features and functions. It has 70 million members and 240 million monthyly viewers.

  10. FunnyOrDie is a comedy video network that allows users to upload, share, and rate videos. The videos often feature celebrities. The network has hundreds of millions of viewers.

  11. Tout is a video network that helps businesses grow online video revenue and drive deeper engagement with viewers. It has 85 million unique monthly viewers.

  12. Vine gained popularity as a video sharing network for 6-second videos. It is now part of Twitter.

  13. Howcast is a social network similar to Youtube where users can upload high quality how-to video content.

  14. Bigo is a live streaming social network where users can showcase their talents and meet other members. It is very popular in Singapore, Thailand, Japan and India and has about 40 million members.

  15. Bitchute is a video hosting social network, like YouTube. Its policies, and especially monetization policy, is considered to be less strict tha YouToube.

  16. Snapfish is a photo sharing social network where the members can benefit from unlimited storage space for their photos. The site has tens of millions of members.

  17. Blogster is a social network and blog which allows its users to create blogs and interact with each other. It has about 1,5 million users.

  18. Shutterfly (New) is a photo sharing site that allows its 2 million members to use the photos to create personalized gifts, such as mugs and t-shirts.

  19. 500px (New) is a Canadian photo sharing social network with over 1.5 million active members.

  20. Dronestagram (New) is focused around sharing photos that have been taken using drones. It claims to be “the Instagram for drone photography,” with more than 30,000 members.

  21. Fotki (New) is available in 240 countries. It has more than 1.6 million members and 1 billion photos. The site was started in Estonia.

  22. Fotolog is a photo-blogging site with over 20 million unique visitors.

  23. Imgur (New) is a photo-sharing site where members can vote (and rank) photos. The site has hundreds of millions of images.

  24. Pixabay (New) shares high quality photos from its members. The site has over 1.1 million images and videos.

  25. WeHeartIt is a social network for sharing inspiring images. The site has over 45 million members.

  26. PlentyofFish (New) is a dating social network that is free to use but also offers some premium services. It has over 100 million registered members.

  27. Viadeo is a social network for business owners, entrepreneurs, and managers — mostly in Europe. It has about 50 million members.

  28. Foursquare provides personalized recommendations based on a user’s location and previous purchases. The service has tens of millions of users and is growing rapidly in the enterprise space.

  29. Yummly is a social network dedicated to food recipes and cooking.

  30. Pinboard (New) is a paid social network that allows sharing of bookmarks. The users can benefit from an ad-free experience on this site.

  31. Daniweb is a social network where IT people meet and discuss. It has about 2 million users.

  32. Swarm is a new social network by Foursquare which helps people to remember all the places and venues they have been to.

  33. Yelp (New) is a restaurant review and home services site that has social features to share photos, write reviews, and see activities of friends.

  34. Threema is a text, video and voice messaging social network. Members are able to use it without providing their email or mobile phone info.

  35. Ning is a social network which allows its users to create a social website and get it monetized.

  36. Stack Exchange is a question-answer based social network similar to Quora.

  37. Jsfiddle is a social network where users test and showcase their HTML, CSS and JavaScript codes.

  38. Houzz is a social network where users connect and share design and decoration related content.

  39. Dribble is a social network which mainly allows designers to connect and share ideas.

  40. Disqus is a social network which allows its members to build online audience around their content or website.

  41. Bitbucket is a social network whare users can share script codes and ideas about coding.

  42. Slack is a social network that brings together team members on certain works and projects.

  43. SlideServe is a large social network where users can upload and share their slides and Powerpoint presentetaions.

  44. The Dots was created in 2014 in Egland. Its mission is to help the no-collar professionals to connect and cooperate for creative projects.

  45. Zotero is a social network and a free software which functions as an assistant for web research.

  46. Webnode is a social network that brings together users on basis of free website building. It has 30 million users.

  47. Caffeine is a game social network which allows its users to broadcast the video of the game they are playing.

  48. Brave is a social network for website builders, email marketers and the like. It has 15 million users.

  49. GoFundMe (New) is a fundraising network that can be used to raise money for most any cause.

  50. Kickstarter (New) is a social funding platform where people can pitch their products or product ideas to get funding. The site has had almost 10 million backers.

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