Top 11 Most Popular Social Networking Sites for 2016


The internet has made this world small and brought all the peoples of the world together. Now the world is small and social media has made this world much smaller. Today’s modern world has become more social media oriented. People are spending most of their spare times on various social media marketing network. Social media has become a biggest online platform. Nowadays, social media has also become the major business resource. There are many leading social media sites and they are being used for various purposes. So, Social media sites are not only for making friends and all the sites are not same as another. Each of them is promoting their own style of communication sources in a different way.

Now let’s have a look on some most popular social networking sites:

most popular social networking sites


No introduction needed.Facebook is the largest and one of the most popular social networking sites. The CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg has changed the whole idea of Social media networking by creating the Facebook. Now, more than a million of companies are advertising their business via facebook and they are spending more than hundred million for their facebook advertising.

  • One Click to Open a Facebook Account.

  • Required to Open web-based email account or phone number.

  • Age must be 13+

  • You can search and make friend anyone around the world.

  • Middle of the Year of 2015 Facebook users became more than 1.55 billion.


Related Article: Powerful Facebook Marketing Tools You should Consider


Tweet! Tweet! Yes! Twitter is the second and largest social network in the world. One of the noticeable advantages of twitter is, you can tweet your posts to any celebrities and they will probably reply to your tweet. Unlike Facebook, you can only follow any user in Twitter.

Related Article: Learn How to Use Twitter for Business Leads and Sales


Google plus is another one of the most popular social media sites. There are more than 350 million active users in Google plus. According to the name, it’s clearly understandable that, Google plus is running my the largest search engine company Google.


With more than 300 million users, Linkedin is the biggest professional network. Linkedin is actually used for professional networking purposes. Most of the users of Linkedin are from various professional fields. Linkedin’s main purpose is to bring up all the professional guys around the world together. Read The Complete Guide Why people Using Linkedin for Business Marketing.


YouTube is one of the largest video-sharing websites in the world. It’s also known as one of the most popular social networking sites or video blogs which share millions of videos daily. Every month YouTube users watch videos of estimated 6 billion hours.


Pinterest is a favorite social media site for all the marketers around the world. Pinterest is being used for brand promotion or brand marketing purposes. There are around 70 million active users are using Pinterest.


Another photo and the visual sharing social network are Instagram. Peoples are using Instagram for many purposes. Some are using it for having their funny spare time, some are using it for the business purposes. Check Beginners Guide for Instagram Marketing.


Tumblr is getting more famous day by day. With more than 450 million users, Tumblr is a microblogging site where users are sharing pictures, videos, articles, texts and many other things. Tumblr is one of the favorite social media sites too.


Just like Facebook, Hi5 is also a very popular social media site. You can meet as many people you can or you want via Hi5. Though it could not beat Facebook in popularity basis but still Hi5 has a large number of users in it.


Before Google+, Orkut was the first attempt to create their social media site. It was not that favorite in the United States of America. Currently, Orkut is being run by a branch of Google, located in Brazil. But Now closed. It was so popular till June 2014.

orkut social media


Flickr is one of the most favorite image and video sharing networks in the world. Best place for photographers, graphic designers, architects and photo collectors. According to the survey, more than 4 million images are being uploaded in Flickr everyday.


So, these are some mainstream and most popular social networking sites currently being used by many people. These sites are opening a broadway of communication. We are now getting closer to each other just because of these social networking sites.

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My Name is Avenue Sangma, SEO and Social Media Strategist From Bangladesh. Founder and Owner of this blog I am an Internet Entrepreneur, SEO Consultant, Social Media Strategist, Blogger, Writer and known as solid Dreamer. I am totally passionate to dream and love to meeting great people around the world.

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