Niche social networks for every taste
Seventeen sites to cater to your every whim
By David Daw | PC World | Published: 16:03, 14 June 11
Facebook, the world's biggest social network, is so vast that finding your brother-in-law's second cousin can sometimes be easier than finding people who share your particular interests. Enter niche social networks, where kindred spirits unite on such topics as anime, crochet and foreign films.
Obsessed with video games or the finale to Nurse Jackie? You guessed it, there's a social network for it.
Ravelry: Knitters and crocheters get tight
The last few years have revealed many uses for social networking, but Ravelry is a crafty way to engage in social networking. It encourages knitters and crocheters to trade tips, supplies and more. Rather than being built around a list of interests, Ravelry focuses on sharing your projects and supplies, and getting feedback and support from other crafters.