A social network service concentrates on building and reflecting of social networks or social relations among people who share interests or activities. Most social network services are web based and provide means for users to interact over the internet such as e-mail and instant messaging. Although online community services are sometimes considered as a social network service, social network service usually means an individual-centered service while online community services are group-centered. Social networking sites let users share ideas, activities, events, and interests within their individual networks. Below is the rest of the list of top social networking websites except for Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter:
Based at Beverly Hills, California, USA, where it shares an office building with its immediate owner, Fox Interactive Media (owned by News Corporation), MySpace was once led as the world’s most popular social networking website.
Friendly working environment in MySpace’s office
Luxurious entertainment zone for staff in MySpace
The hall of MySpace headquarters
Admitted by Yahoo in March 2005 for an unveiled fee, Flickr is regarded as one of the world’s largest and most popular image and video hosting website with more than 3.6 billion images. Flick’s headquarters is currently located at 470 Sansome Street, San Francisco, USA.
The symbol of Flickr
Working office of Flickr
The entertainment section of Flickr’s office
LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site set up in December 2002 and launched in May 2003 and is mainly used for professional networking. In July 2009, it had over 43 million registered users, expanding 170 industries. Its headquarters is a really cool office situated at Mountain View, CA, USA.
LinkedIn’s engineers can relax by reading books or chatting with each other in the spare time
LinkedIn’s working office is designed and decorated in the most convenient and convenient way
Cafeteria of LinkedIn’s headquarters for staff
Logo of LinkedIn
Choosing facebook against other social networking sites
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Creating Social Networking Site