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List of Social Network Software and Platforms

The following is a List of Social Network Software and Platforms most commonly used to create communities that consist of sharing content in a means similar to Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. Normally, this type of software contains the following components:

  • Pages & Groups
  • Forums
  • Blogs (Private & Group)
  • Status Updates
  • Polls & Quizzes
  • Events
  • Marketplace

They are often used to create hubs or networks based around a topic or common interest or within organizations as a means of encouraging social interaction.

The following is a list of Social Network Platforms / Social Network Software is maintained regularly. We only list products under active development that have had releases within the past year. If you are aware of a product that you feel should be added to this list, please let us know.

Products 1-25 of 25:
Interact 2 LIKES
Interact is intelligent intranet software that has more than 650,000 users and has revolutionized the way companies communicate, collaborate, share knowledge, and streamline internal processes.
Boomity 5 LIKES
BOOMITY A Powerful Web Marketing Platform! Boomity provides a website with a content management system (CMS).
PG Dating Pro 12 LIKES
PG Dating Pro - easy-to-use script for building your own dating website. Open source version, SEO settings, free support service and many ways to monetize.
CommonSpot 1 LIKE
CommonSpot(tm) by PaperThin is a secure Web platform that includes a content management system, a suite of marketing solutions, website optimization features, and an application development framework that allow organizations to create world-class Web experiences that drive impressive results.
pH7CMS 30 LIKES
pH7CMS is a ready-made Social Dating Site Builder allowing to create your own community niche and start to grow up your current business or create a new profitable business based on the social side.
Plone Intranet 2 LIKES
Plone Intranet is a pre-integrated social intranet suite developed by the Plone Intranet Consortium based on top of the popular and secure Open Source CMS Plone.
Jamroom 9 LIKES
Jamroom is a community CMS where each of the users of the site get a profile that is like a mini website within the main site. Originally built for bands to showcase themselves. Been around for 10 years now.
Elgg 6 LIKES
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.
Handshakes 3 LIKES
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).I’ve tested this software out but not had a chance to write a review as of yet.
pH4Social 47 LIKES
pH4Social is a new Social Networking Sites Builder. The software allows to create a professional online community in minutes including a nice responsive design.
Evoq Engage 31 LIKES
Evoq Engage, formerly known as Evoq Social, is a customer engagement platform that includes CMS capabilities. Evoq Engage includes DNN's CMS, Evoq Content and adds numerous features to keep visitors engaged: discussions, ideas, blogs and answers, along with advocate marketing and gaming mechanics.
Ning 2 LIKES
Built from the ground up for social, Ning’s scalable hosted social network platform gives you the tools and expertise you need to publish and connect with your community – all in one place. Easy. Powerful. Affordable.
mooSocial 25 LIKES
mooSocial is a social network software that allows license owners to create social network websites. It is suitable to build any niche social networks from hobby enthusiasts, special interests, Social eCommerce, Social Maketing, etc.
BuddyPress 4 LIKES
BuddyPress is Social Networking, the WordPress way. Easily create a fully featured social network inside your WordPress.org powered site.
Igloo 5 LIKES
Igloo provides an intranet you'll actually like, delivered securely with our cloud platform. And it comes pre-packed with a suite of powerful apps, like wikis, blogs, file sharing, calendars, microblogs, etc. Igloo is also responsive, which means you can use it anywhere and on any device.
Oxwall 40 LIKES
Oxwall is unbelievably flexible and easy to use PHP/MySQL social networking software platform that also happens to be the winner of our 2012 People’s Choice Awards for Best Social Network Software.  There is a hosted edition (called Wall.
Social Engine 19 LIKES
SocialEngine is a popular social network software that comes in two editions: SocialEngine Cloud and SocialEngine PHP (non-hosted). SocialEngine is completely unbranded and can be changed in any way you like. There are plenty of addons and themes and the community is large.
PHPFox 16 LIKES
phpFox has been on the market for some time and is an inexpensive and well put together piece of social networking software.
CONTENS 2 LIKES
CONTENS CMS is an intuitive and expandable Web Content Management platform for websites, intranets and extranets. Key features include the intuitive WYSIWYG GUI, smart features for multilingual sites and the easy adaptation to individual requirements.
Chameleon 15 LIKES
Chameleon allows you to create any type of membership social websites: social networks, dating websites, simple social intranets for small businesses.
Bitrix24 1 LIKE
Bitrix24 is online collaboration software offered by Bitrix, Inc. of Alexandria, Virginia. It provides tools for document sharing, tasking, CRM, calendaring, search, email and project management.
SocialGO 3 LIKES
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.
Chevereto 5 LIKES
Chevereto lets you set up your own image hosting on your server. It is your hosting and your rules, say goodbye the closures and restrictions.
Boonex Dolphin 8 LIKES
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. You can experience a full demo of it on their site and sign up / take part in their burgeoning online community.
Krowd.io 1 LIKE
Krowd.io is a social "Platform as a Service" (PaaS) that delivers the backend for social applications on any device or platform. Fully JSON api driven with endpoints to post, love, share and build relationships. All this at a fraction of the cost and time it would take to build.

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