A social utility that makes it easy for people to track their friends’ shopping habits. URL: WhosRich.me

Friday, Feb 12, 2010


A social networking community for culinary professionals. Connect with culinary peers, search for jobs, catch up and provide the latest industry gossip and news. URL: Cookwork

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2010

Eat Your Books

Offers a way to locate recipes from your cookbooks as easily as you find recipes online. Connect with other cookbook lovers, add your own cookbooks to your queue, and plan your menus using the site’s tool. You can do the 30-day free trial, pay $25 for an annual membership, or for a limited time, $50 […]

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2010


A book-based social website created by publishing house HarperCollins. Upload, recommend and rate manuscripts from users. The most popular ones will get the attention from HarperCollins and may even lead to book deals. URL: Authonomy

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2010


A fashion destination for the style-conscious. Post pictures of your daily outfits, rate outfits, poll others on your outfits, and connect with other style mavens. URL: chictopia

Monday, Jan 18, 2010


A conversation engine that helps you discover and participate in conversations about whatever you care about. Users can choose to “follow” worlds, conversations and people so that they can stay in tune with conversations as they evolve. Invite only URL: Gravity

Monday, Jan 11, 2010


Create anonymous question forms for all of your social networks, including but not limited to Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter. Users can keep questioners anonymous or publish their friends’ information. formspring.me

Wednesday, Jan 6, 2010


Share upcoming plans with friends. Integrated with Twitter and Facebook. URL: Plancast

Tuesday, Jan 5, 2010


A new community focused on encouraging and connecting girls and women interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. URL: stemming

Wednesday, Dec 30, 2009


Like Twitter or commenting for cars. Send messages to other cars using their license plate numbers, or search for messages sent to your car. URL: CarPong

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2009

Bitly TV

Feeding you the hippest and trendiest videos from around the web in real-time. URL: Bitly TV

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2009


Aggregates internet videos and lets users save and share videos to their own custom pages.  Analyzes trends and peer reviews to showcase the most popular videos on its main category listings. URL: Vidque

Thursday, Dec 17, 2009


Makes giving gifts and creating wishlists easy. Online gifts include an e-greeting card, a personalized message, pictures and photos, even group gifting and wish lists – delivered as a surprise via email and Facebook to the unique Gift Page you created. URL: Lottay

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009


Social media search. URL: ConvoFlow

Monday, Dec 14, 2009


An internet radio with a twist: the listeners share and choose the music. URL: Stereo8

Sunday, Nov 29, 2009

Tweets of Fury

Secretly submit scandalous information about your friends and challenge each other to a face off battle in a best-of-3 game of rock, paper, scissors. The loser gets the winner’s secret message posted to his/her Twitter account for the world to see. URL: Tweets of Fury

Thursday, Nov 19, 2009


A social network by architects, for architects. Each architectural project is linked to all participating members of the community. Architects can create personal and firm profiles, upload project photos and browse for jobs within the community. Currently in beta. URL: Architizer

Saturday, Nov 14, 2009


Talk about street smarts this social mapping service lets you see what’s happening around town, browse and interact with local businesses, and share pictures with family and friends in real-time. URL: StreetMavens.

Friday, Nov 6, 2009


A free question and answer wiki site for web designers. You can ask questions about CSS, HTML, web design and email design. URL: Doctype.

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2009


It’s a community of anonymous members sharing their secrets, revealing their dreams, venting their frustration and asking and giving advice. URL: answerJam.

Monday, Dec 29, 2008


This online dating matchmaker applies “six degrees of separation”. They believe your social network is the key to bringing together individuals of similar interests, backgrounds and values. Each member develops a private network of trusted friends and families who can view his/her profile and make romantic introductions on their behalf. Members have complete control over […]

Thursday, Dec 11, 2008


A simple social community builder for creating friends, groups and organizations who are involved in and support the same things you do. You can search by name, idea, cause, belief, event, organization, and/or community. [Beta] URL: Goodcircle.

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2008


Wake up to messages from your friends, family, or even your boss! Sleep.FM is the first social network that you’ll wake up to. Creative individuals can record messages in their own voice, while the less creative, or those afraid of what their friends might say to wake them, can choose from pre-recorded sounds instead. If […]

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2007

Bill of Rights for Users of the Social Web

A new movement and site to promote and create “a bill of rights for users of the social web” in which users are entitled to certain rights, including: ownership of personal information; control of whether and how this information is shared with others; freedom to grant access to information to trusted external sites. Site supporting […]

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2007

Should Do This

A interactive social community where you submit your suggestions for improving products, companies, non-profits and the world around you. URL: Should Do This.

Monday, Aug 27, 2007

Walker Tracker

An online community for tracking exercise, specifically for folks who use a pedometer to track their walking progress. URL: Walker Tracker.

Friday, Jul 13, 2007


A simple and friendly personal ads site “with an emphasis on usability and avoiding creepiness.” URL: Impersonals.

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2006


A new way to make friends online. URL: fo.rtuito.us.

Monday, May 29, 2006


Tagalag lets you tag people. It makes heavy use of Asynchronous Javascript / JSON and has a variety of APIs and external services. URL: Tagalag.

Thursday, Oct 6, 2005

Red Toucan

Friendster meets epionions and more. Replicate your offline communites online. URL: Red Toucan.