List Rules Upvote the best social networks for science research
Top science and research social networks on the Web, including niche social communities as well as those organized by language, nationality or specialty interest. This list contains social networks and online communities relating specifically to scientific research for scientists, engineers, and other technical professionals and hobbyists.
A social network is defined as an online service, platform or website which is focused largely around uniting individuals and allowing them to communicate and interact. Facebook currently is the world's largest and most popular social networking platform, having supplanted previous champions such as MySpace and Friendster.
This list gathers together major players in the scientific social networking field.