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Specialty Social Networking Websites

If you are like most people, and enjoy meeting new people, then it’s time to join specialty social networking websites that cater for your specific interests. Here is why:


If you are one of the millions of people considering joining an online social networking website then you have probably given it some thought. However, there are a number of people who decide not to join online social networking sites despite wanting to interact with others. Does that sound familiar? You may feel overwhelmed by the practically unlimited number of social websites out there for you to choose from.

Joining social networking websites sounds like a fun idea, however many people are intimidated or overwhelmed and feel that these sites are simply too much to handle. Consider this, Facebook, a popular networking site, has over five hundred million users. That is quite a number and if that is not overwhelming, what is?

Why join Specialty Social Networking Websites?

If this is your first interest in social networking and you would like to join a community however prefer one with fewer members where it could be easier to make more friends that have the same passion and interest as you, then you should consider joining a sites that have a specific focus. This topic could be anything including views, interests, politics and more.

These types of websites are often referred to as "specialty social networking websites" because they focus on one particular topic. Another difference with these sites is the fact that not just anyone can become a member.

If you are looking into a social networking website that is focused on a particular topic you will need to have an interest in said topic to become a member. This alone drastically reduces the number of online members. You will find although there are fewer members there are more that will have the same ideas and interests you do, which is much better than having access to millions of people whom you have no common ground with.

How to find specialty social networking sites

You are advised to perform an internet search when you are interested in finding a specialty social networking website. Popular search terms may include social networking, networking and whatever your focus interest happens to be. For example if you are looking for an animal lovers social networking website you would combine animal lover, dog lover, cat etc. with the words social networking. Your focus can be practically anything including politics, religion, hobbies or other interests and you are sure to find many social website results.

While you are searching for a specialty social networking website, you are sure to come across Classmates or Facebook. Both of these social sites are considered specialty become their intended focus, at least initially, was to connect high school and college students. Those attending classes and prior graduates enjoy both of these websites. Through these forums, you can connect with people you currently attend school with or those you knew in the past.

Whether you have already graduated or not Classmates and Facebook are both good places to connect with new and old friends alike.


Another popular topic for social networking websites are those that focus on religion. There are a number of social networking websites that focus on religion whether you are Christian or of another faith. You will be able to meet a variety of internet users and the good news is they will share your same beliefs or views. When you hook up with sites like JesusCrowd or HolyPal you will not have to waste inordinate amounts of time searching for others who believe as you do, this community is already established for those who believe and preach the same faith. These are just a few examples of the specific social networking websites you can access; these sites are not limited to just these topics.

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