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.
Italki: Learn a language
If you want a little functionality with your socializing, Italki could be a great social network for you. It connects people who want to learn a new language with other users who are fluent in their language of choice and vice versa. In addition to being a great way to learn a new language, the exchanges at Italki encourage learning about other cultures.