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Internet Social Networks for Expats  

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List Rules The most useful social networks for students and professionals who live abroad

Top expats 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 expat communities and expatriots worldwide, abroad, and looking for international jobs.

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 expatriate social networking field. It is an open list, so if you have a favorite expat themed social network that isn't featured, enter it below to make sure it's included on the list.
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britsabroad.com is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Social Networks for Expats
britsabroad.com britsabroad.com

2
8 2
expatacular.com is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Social Networks for Expats
expatacular.com expatacular.com

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7 2
Expat Focus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Social Networks for Expats
expatfocus.com

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7 2
British Expats is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Social Networks for Expats
britishexpats.com

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7 3
anamericanabroad.com is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Social Networks for Expats
anamericanabroad.com anamericanabroad.com

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6 2
Internations.org is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Social Networks for Expats
internations.org

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6 3
Canadian Expats & Travellers! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Social Networks for Expats

8
5 2
expats.com is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Social Networks for Expats
expats.com expats.com

9
5 2
Expatica is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Social Networks for Expats
expatica.com

10
3 0
www.lemonade.international is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Social Networks for Expats
Danielle Zabbal Couvelaere added www.lemonade.international

Lemonade is a free online networking platform for people living abroad (expats or other) based on profile matching.

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6 4
Expatriates.com is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Social Networks for Expats
Expatriates.com expatriates.com

12
6 5
Mashable is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Social Networks for Expats

13
4 3
Meetup is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Social Networks for Expats

14
3 2
Expat Blog is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Social Networks for Expats
expat-blog.com

15
3 2
Traffikd.com is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Social Networks for Expats
Traffikd.com traffikd.com

16
2 1
Transitions Abroad is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Social Networks for Expats
transitionsabroad.com

17
2 1
shelteroffshore.com is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Social Networks for Expats
shelteroffshore.com shelteroffshore.com

18
2 1
expat-blog.com is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Social Networks for Expats
expat-blog.com expat-blog.com

19
3 3
expatsreunite.com is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Social Networks for Expats
expatsreunite.com expatsreunite.com

20
3 3
expatnetwork.com is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Social Networks for Expats
expatnetwork.com expatnetwork.com

21
3 3
Aramco Expats is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Social Networks for Expats
Aramco Expats

22
3 3
ExpatFocus.com is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Social Networks for Expats
ExpatFocus.com ExpatFocus.com

23
3 3
FutureExpats.com is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Social Networks for Expats
FutureExpats.com FutureExpats.com

24
3 3
Just Landed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Social Networks for Expats
justlanded.com

25
3 3
Expat Exchange is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Social Networks for Expats
expatexchange.com