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.
Beautifulpeople: Where the genetically gifted hook up
Let's say that you're an attractive person who doesn't want to mix with the undesirables. Assuming that you have no shame about admitting to that desire, Beautifulpeople is the place for you. All of the hotties already accepted to the site vote on potential new members to ensure that only the cream of the crop gets in. Then, once you get past the velvet rope, Beautifulpeople lets you luxuriate in a dating site free of all the (physical) riff-raff.