Second Life is a 3D virtual world, created, and owned by the residents. Residents can socialise, explore, engage in activities, create and trade items and services. Requires a downloadable client program.
Blogging & Social
A social utility that connects you with the people around you. Made up of many networks, each based around a workplace, region, high school or college. You can post pics, view and comment friends profiles etc.
A virtual online pinboard where you can store and share all the interesting things you find on the web. You can discover new things and get inspiration from those who share your interests by browse through their pinboards.
People use Pinterest for a variety of things, ranging from wedding planning, home decoration, recipe ideas and more.
Create yourself a blogging site for Free. This is a Google owned automated weblog publishing tool that sends updates to a site via FTP.
A social networking site where you can post blogs & pictures, as well as comment & email your friends. Profiles can be customised to include videos and games and can be public or private.
A free blogging platform which is feature rich and offers customizable templates. Users of Tumblr use it to share the things they find, love, think and do via text, links, quotes, music, and video.
Online community designed to allow friends to communicate in various ways. It includes band profiles, video etc.
Gain access to a real-time network of people from around the world with Twitter. Share and discover what's happening in each others lives.
Twitter can be accessed by thousands of third-party internet and mobile applications, which makes it very mobile.
Blogs, profiles, dating, chat, photos, videos, music... Create your friend network and share unlimited photos and video on Skyrock!
Users are mainly UK based 16-22 year olds. You can create a profile and blog, form a linked friend network. Other features are forums, galleries, video, live video chat, flash games and a points ranking system.