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Internet The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools  

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Top social discovery websites, tools and platforms on the Web, including social communities offering the ability to find and meet new people, including those organized by language, nationality or specialty interest. This list contains social discovery sites and platforms from around the Web, though it does not feature mobile apps or social discovery tools designed exclusively to work within larger social networks (for example, Facebook apps).

The term "social discovery" describes the process by which people can search and then connect with other people online based on a variety of metrics and criteria (such as age, interests, gender and so on.) A social network, on the other hand, is defined as an online service, platform or website which is focused largely around uniting individuals and allowing them to communicate and interact. Most social networks utilize social discovery tools to introduce new users to a community within the platform, but not all social discovery sites are necessarily networks. 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 social discovery field. It is an open list, so if you have a favorite social discovery product that isn't featured, enter it below to make sure it's included on the list.
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tagged.com is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
tagged.com tagged.com

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Twitter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
twitter.com

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skyrock.com is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
skyrock.com skyrock.com

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Fubar.com is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
Fubar.com fubar.com

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Myspace is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
myspace.com

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foursquare.com is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
foursquare.com

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meetup.com is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
meetup.com meetup.com

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facebook.com is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
facebook.com facebook.com

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hi5.com is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
hi5.com hi5.com

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Yuku.com is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
Yuku.com yuku.com

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noovo.com is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
noovo.com noovo.com

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lokalisten.de is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
lokalisten.de lokalisten.de

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wayn.com is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
wayn.com wayn.com

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wall.fm is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
wall.fm

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footbo.com is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
footbo.com footbo.com

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smallworldlabs.com is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
smallworldlabs.com smallworldlabs.com

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mixxt.net is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
mixxt.net mixxt.net

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orkut.com is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
orkut.com orkut.com

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hyves.nl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
hyves.nl hyves.nl

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mixxt.com is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
mixxt.com mixxt.com

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multiply.com is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
multiply.com multiply.com

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perfspot.com is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
perfspot.com perfspot.com

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talkbiznow.com is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
talkbiznow.com talkbiznow.com

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hikkup.com is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
hikkup.com hikkup.com

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fohboh.com is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
fohboh.com fohboh.com

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gigpark.com is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
gigpark.com gigpark.com

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spartasocialnetworks.com is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
spartasocialnetworks.com spartasocialnetworks.com

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kiwibox.com is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
kiwibox.com kiwibox.com

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mycatspace.com is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
mycatspace.com mycatspace.com

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ryze.com is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
ryze.com ryze.com

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0 0
stribe.com is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
stribe.com stribe.com

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linqia.com is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
linqia.com linqia.com

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neeetz.com is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
neeetz.com neeetz.com

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plaxo.com events is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
plaxo.com events

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sixgroups.com is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
sixgroups.com sixgroups.com

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zorpia.com is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
zorpia.com zorpia.com

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0 0
spin.de is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
spin.de spin.de

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Xihalife.com is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
xihalife.com

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0 0
Habbo.com is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
habbo.com

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Makefive.com is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
Makefive.com makefive.com

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0 0
Eons.com is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
eons.com

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Meinvz.net is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
Meinvz.net meinvz.net

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Virb.com is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
Virb.com virb.com

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0 0
Viralnetworks.com is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
viralnetworks.com

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0 0
Student.com is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
Student.com student.com

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0 0
Spruz.com is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
Spruz.com spruz.com

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0 0
Sonico.com is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
sonico.com

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0 0
MiGente.com is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
MiGente.com migente.com

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0 0
Playfire.com is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
playfire.com

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0 0
socialgo.com is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Social Discovery Websites and Tools
socialgo.com