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Top International Social Networking Sites

Social Networking Around the World

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Social Networking around the world is a ripe market with many great offerings that have caught hold in specific regions. Some international social networking sites were designed from the ground up for a regional audience, while others, like Google's Orkut, were aimed at the United States but caught on elsewhere.

Here is a listing of the top international social networking sites:

Badoo

Based in London, Badoo is one of the top social networking sites in Europe.

Bebo

Based in California, Bebo has gained popularity across the world, especially Ireland and the UK.

Cyworld

A South Korean social networking site similar to MySpace.

Faceparty

A United Kingdom social networking site founded in 2000, it differs from the norm by charging a fee for features normally found for free in other social networking sites.

Migente

A social networking site targeted at Latin America.

Orkut

Originally created by Google to compete with MySpace and Facebook, it has mainly caught hold in Brazil.

Piczo

A social networking site aimed at teens with a strong following in Canada and the United Kingdom.

Studivz

A German version of Facebook with a strong audience in students.

Passado

A European social networking site with strong audiences in France, Spain and Germany.

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