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Friendster

With more than 40 million members, Friendster is the best way to stay in touch with your friends and it's the fastest way to discover the people and things that matter to you most. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Friendster aims to make the world a smaller place by bringing the power of social networking to every aspect of life, one friend at a time. Entrepreneur Jonathan Abrams founded Friendster in 2002. The company is backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Benchmark Capital, Battery Ventures, and individual investors.

Ryze

Another Social Network, that one start in England ..
"Ryze helps people make connections and grow their networks. You can network to grow your business, build your career and life, find a job and make sales. Or just keep in touch with friends.

Members get a free networking-oriented home page and can send messages to other members. They can also join special Networks related to their industry, interests or location. More than 1,000 organizations host Networks on Ryze to help their members interact with each other and grow their organizations."



Orkut

orkutis an online community designed to help people connect, build relationships and create engaging communities around common interests.

Since its inception in 2004, orkuthas seen incredible growth around the world;

orkutis top 50 communities, with more than 37 million total members and nearly 1.3 million daily visitors.

orkutis an online community designed to make social life more active and stimulating. orkut's social network can help maintaining existing relationships with pictures and messages, and establish new ones by reaching out to people you've never met before. orkutmakes it easy to find people who share your hobbies and interests, look for romantic connections or establish new business contacts. You can also create and join a wide variety of online communities to discuss current events, reconnect with old school mates or even exchange your favorite recipes. Who you interact with is entirely up to you. Before getting to know an orkut member, you c…

YouSendIt

YouSendIt lets businesses, professionals and consumers move big files.

If you know how to use email, you can easily use the YouSendIt service.

YouSendIt currently has over 3 million registered users across 220 countries and over 13,000 paid users.

More than 400 million files have been transferred using the service

YouSendIt is transferring over 1 million files with 30,000 gigabytes daily.


Academici

Academici http://www.academici.net/ is the name of one of the largest online networks of academics, knowledge workers, researchers and entrepreneurs. It provides a platform in members find likeminded persons and interact with each other for the production of joint papers, business ideas, entrepreneurial activities or just as friends.

Academici was nominated for the Times Higher Education Award in 2005 in the innovation category
The platform continues to be a beacon in leveraging and multiplying the tremendous social capital that academics possess. Academici has gone ahead to publish a World Strand: Anthology of Poems,utlising the online platform at every level of this project.
With some 20,000 members and a daily growth, Academici will have a lot to give to the global community.
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Rezonance

Rezonance
It is a swiss social Network created in 1998 in Geneva by Geneviève Morand. There is 22 000 subscribers to this network. Below is a brief description of the network ; use google translation to see it in english,

"Rezonance est un réseau de personnes, de connaissances & d'affaires s'adressant aux individus et aux entreprises désireux de développer leurs échange, d’améliorer leur information et d’étendre leurs connaissances.
Rezonance offre à la fois un formidable réseau, des conférences (les célèbres First), des publications et des formations.
Rezonance, c'est
un éditeur de contenu off et on line
un réseau de personnes, de connaissances & d'affaires
une plate-forme ouverte, neutre et indépendante qui réunit près de 20'000 personnes


Rezonance est un promoteur de l’économie collaborative dans la société de l’information.Rezonance provoque des rencontres et des chocs de culture entre individus pour développer le capital de connaissances et d’idées…

ALEXA - Top Sites - Global Top 500

http://www.alexa.com/site/ds/top_500


Alexa is the reference in term of statistique on WebSite. It give also a nice overview on all the information on the web site and the must to my point of viey is the traffic Ranking .

Alexa gives stats on billions of Web pages, Alexa Web Information Service consists of more than 100 terabytes of data that Alexa has collected on some 4.5 billion Web pages at 16 million sites...
What is Traffic Rank?The traffic rank is based on three months of aggregated historical traffic data from millions of Alexa Toolbar users and is a combined measure of page views and users (reach). As a first step, Alexa computes the reach and number of page views for all sites on the Web on a daily basis. The main Alexa traffic rank is based on the geometric mean of these two quantities averaged over time (so that the rank of a site reflects both the number of users who visit that site as well as the number of pages on the site viewed by those users). The three-month change is…

Linkedin -

http://www.linkedin.com/

That social Network is not new, it is just The biggest Social Network at the moment I'm writing these lines.. see below

LinkedIn is an online network of more than 9 million experienced professionals from around the world, representing 130 industries.
When you join, you create a profile that summarizes your professional accomplishments. Your profile helps you find and be found by former colleagues, clients, and partners. You can add more connections by inviting trusted contacts to join LinkedIn and connect to you.
Your network consists of your connections, your connections’ connections, and the people they know, linking you to thousands of qualified professionals.
Through your network you can:
Find potential clients, service providers, subject experts, and partners who come recommendedBe found for business opportunitiesSearch for great jobsDiscover inside connections that can help you land jobs and close dealsPost and distribute job listingsFind high-quality pa…

Xing - ex OpenBC

https://www.xing.com/

It is not a new site , it is here for sometime now but it is a new Name (ex OpenBC) .
XING makes your professional network an active part of your life. Far more than a directory of business contacts, XING enables its members to discover professional people, opportunities and privileges through its unique discovery capability and advanced contact management tools. Its novel approach to professional services has resulted in OPEN Business Club AG being named one of the world’s hottest Web 2.0 startups by Business 2.0/CNN Money and one of Europe’s “Top 100” by Red Herring.

Founded in August 2003, OPEN Business Club AG’s global network manages tens of millions of member-to-member connections across 16 languages and all industries, with “real world” events held around the world.

OPEN Business Club AG currently employs an international team of 62 people from 13 nations, with its headquarters based in Hamburg (Germany), and offices in Beijing (China) and in Zurich (Switzer…

A global business social network that originated in France and was previously known as Viaduc

http://www.viadeo.com/

It is not a really new web site but it is a new Name : Previous Name was "Viaduc"

The whole point of Viadeo is to help you contact people that you do not yet know, either by sending a request or an invitation to connect via people you already know. This is based on the networks of each member. For example, if Mr. Smith wants to get in touch with Mr. Stevens and both share a connection with Mr. Little, they will connect through Mr. Little. Mr. Smith will write an introduction message for Mr. Stevens and ask his direct connection, Mr. Little, to forward this to Mr. Stevens.


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