Top 10 Social Networking and Messaging Apps and/or Websites

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Facebook is the world's largest social networking site with more than 1 billion users. Users create online profiles and connect with friends and family who are also on Facebook, share information about themselves, and post photos and videos.
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Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is like texting, but you don't have to pay for every message (it works with your data plan or WiFi).


Instagram is a photo-sharing and social networking service that allows users to take pictures with their mobile device, apply digital filters to them, and post them to popular social media sites.


Kik is a smartphone messaging system that allows users to send instant messages, videos, and pictures to their friends or contacts without going over cell phone provider text or data plan limits.


Pinterest is a photo-sharing website where users can "pin" images and videos they create or find to theme-based bulletin boards or collections.


Skype is a free communications software that allows registered users to use their computers or other devices to video call, instant message, and mobile chat through the Internet.


Snapchat is a photo-messaging application where users send photos or videos to friends that disappear from the friend's devices within 10 seconds after being viewed.


Twitter is a social networking and micro-blogging service that allows users to send real-time text messages or Tweets, limited to 140 characters. Tweets can include links to websites, photos, videos, and other online content.
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YouTube is a video-sharing website where registered users can upload, share, view, organize, and comment on videos.

WhatsApp Messenger

WhatsApp Messenger is a messaging application that uses your 3G or WiFi (when available) to message with friends and family.

Other Popular Apps and/or Websites

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Find My Friends

Find My Friends allows you to easily locate friends and family using your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Just install the app and invite friends to share locations by choosing from your contacts or entering their email addresses.


Foursquare is a location-based mobile app that allows users to "check-in" at physical places they visit, thus notifying their friends and followers where they can be found.


Google+ is a social networking site on Google.
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InstaMessage allows you to connect directly with nearby users or anyone you like on Instagram, privately.


LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service used for professional networking.
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Tango is a free messaging service. Send text messages, make video & voice calls, share photos, meet new friends, play games, send music messages & more.


Tinder is a matchmaking mobile app which connects with users' Facebook profiles to provide pictures and ages for other users to view. Using GPS technology, users can set a specific radius, and they have the option to match with anyone that is within that distance.


Tumblr is a micro-blogging and social networking site where users post photos, video, audio, text and other media to their blog, which can be re-posted and shared by followers.


Vimeo is a video-sharing website where users can upload, share, and view videos. Vimeo does not limit the length of videos.


Vine is a video-sharing mobile app that enables users to create and post six-second video clips to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook.

Spoof Texting

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Spoof Texting

Spoof Texting allows someone to send texts that appear to have come from another person.

Fake Conversation

Fake Conversation allows you to create a fake conversation message screenshot.

Video Chat

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Chatroulette is an online place where you can interact with new people over text-chat, webcam, and mic. (Random "Stranger" Interactions")


FaceTime is a live video calling service that allows users on mobile Apple devices to see one another as they talk. (Known Account Interactions)


Omegle is a free online chat website that allows users to communicate with strangers without registering. (Random "Stranger" Interactions")


OoVoo is a free video chat and instant messaging app for desktop, mobile, tablets and Facebook . OoVoo lets you chat with up to 12 people.

Children Social Networking

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Club Penguin

Club Penguin is a virtual world in which children develop an online penguin avatar, play games, and interact with online penguin friends.

Monshi Monsters

Monshi Monsters is a social networking website for children and preteens where players adopt and care for a pet monster.


MovieStarPlanet is a social networking website for children ages 8 to 15 where each player creates his or her own virtual movie star persona that can make movies, chat with friends, play games, and climb the celebrity status ladder.


Whyville is a virtual town for children and preteens that offers educational tools to engage users in learning about a broad range of topics, including science, geography, business, history, and civics.

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