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Top 15 Major Social Networking Websites according to Number of Registered Users

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While I was searching for something at Wikipedia, I found an alphabetical list of major social networking sites. But what strikes me is the number of their registered users. So I decided to re-arrange the list and share it with you, but this time according to the number of registered users.

1.0 Windows Lives Spaces –formerly MSN Spaces (120,000,000)

2.0 My Space – since 2003 and the 100 millionth account was created on August 6, 2006; headquarters at California, USA (110,000,000)

3.0 Habbo – features chatrooms with over 31 communities worldwide (82,000,000)

4.0 Facebook – since 2004, founded by Mark Zuckerberg while he was studying at Harvard University (70,000,000)

5.0 Orkut - Owned by Google popular in Brazil, Paraguay and India. (67,000,000)

6.0 Friendster – launched in 2002 popular in Southeast Asia. (65,000,000)

7.0 Flixster – started in 2006, free database of information about films and actors. Members can review and rate films. (56,355,599 as of May 7 2008)

8.0 – created in 1995 by Randy Conrads, who founded Classmates Online, Inc. (50,000,000)

9.0 Bebo – founded in January 2005 but bought by AOL on March 13, 2008 (40,000,000)

10.0 Netlog – formerly Facebox, a Belgian site usually used by Germans (28,000,000)

11.0 Xanga - – based in New York City, largely used by teenagers (27,000,000)

12.0 Adult FriendFinder - strictly for adults only (22,300,000)

13.0 Blackplanet - targeted especially for the African American community (20,000,000)

14.0 Friends Reunited - UK based, launched in 2000 and reunites people who have in common a school, university, workplace, and others. (19,000,000)

15.0 Badoo – purely user content site, no advertising, since 2006 (13,000,000)

Socializing is fun. It adds colors to our life.

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June 9, 2008 at 6:59 PM

hi Angel, thanks for letting me know my mistake. I correct it already.

  Guardian Angel

June 9, 2008 at 9:52 PM

No problem, Sherry. It's nice to know you're humble enough to admit your mistake and correct it.


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  Guardian Angel

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