Social Network Software
The following is a list of social network software which we have put together to help those in search of the right product to build their social network. The social network software that we list here are well established, actively developed and have proven themselves as some of the best choices for social network software in the industry.
Clicking on each social network software name will take you to a page where you can learn a bit more about the particular social network software and view a demonstration video (if available).
If you are aware of another type of social network software that you think should be added to this list, please contact us and we will consider adding it.
- Paid Boonex Dolphin
Boonex Dolphin is a popular option for those looking for quality social networking software. Dolphin is a good looking system with a ton of options and definitely one of my favorites."
- Free BuddyPress
BuddyPress is Social Networking, the WordPress way. Easily create a fully featured social network inside your WordPress.org powered site"
- Paid Dzoic Handshakes
Dzoic Handshakes has been around since 2005 and offers a really attractive interface with a good, solid, support structure. As a bonus, their code is open sourced (but the product itself is not free)."
- Free Elgg
Elgg is a free and open source social network software that has been around for many years. It is quite customizable and has a large community of developers contributing to the advancement of the code."
- Free Oxwall
Oxwall is a great open source social network software that also happens to be the winner of our 2012 People's Choice Awards for Best Social Network Software."
- Paid phpFox
phpFox has been on the market for some time and is an inexpensive and well put together piece of social networking software."
- Paid SocialEngine
SocialEngine is a popular social network software that comes in two editions: SocialEngine Cloud and SocialEngine PHP (non-hosted)."
- Paid SocialGO
SocialGO offers you a 14-day free trial that you can use to test out their software. You can use it to create a website with some pretty sweet social integrations and it's a great product all around."
Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below as to which are your favorites.