World Map of Social Networks - Whats popular in what geography


Top 3 Social Networking Sites:

sns-ranking


Some visible patterns to highlight:

- Facebook has almost colonized Europe and it’s extending its domination with more than 200 millions users
- QQ, leader in China, is the largest social network of the world (300 millions active accounts)
- MySpace lost its leadership everywhere (except in Guam)
- V Kontakte is the most popular in Russian territories
- Orkut is strong in India and Brazil
- Hi5 is still leading in Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and other scattered countries such as Portugal, Mongolia, Romania
- Odnoklassniki is strong in some former territories of the Soviet Union
- Maktoob is the most important Arab community/portal

Other country specific social networks:

- Iwiw in Hungary
- Nasza-klasa in Poland
- Cyworld in South Korea
- Friendster in Philippines
- Hyves in Netherlands
- Lidé in Czech Republic
- Mixi in Japan
- One in Lithuania
- Draugiem in Latvia
- Wretch in Taiwan
- Zing in Vietnam

Comments:

You need to fix the link to "Future of Web Apps" located in your right sidebar on this page <http://blogs.sun.com/startups/entry/world_map_of_social_networks>. Right now it is a broken link <http://http//futureofwebapps.com/>.

Thanks!

Y

Posted by Yvette Arts on June 10, 2009 at 05:47 PM BST #

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