Niche social networks for every taste
Seventeen sites to cater to your every whim
By David Daw | PC World | Published: 16:03, 14 June 2011
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.
GamerDNA: Video game obsessives assemble
If you want the perfect social network for gamers, look no farther than GamerDNA. To use the site, you simply check in to all of your favourite games. You'll see how many people play them around the world, along with what they have to say about the games. Once you've signed up, GamerDNA gives you tons of cool ways to visualise your gaming history, from a calendar of all of your gaming sessions to a Twitter-like feed reporting what you and your friends play.