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Best Social Networking Software?

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by bmoredcg, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. bmoredcg

    bmoredcg Junior Member

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    What is the Best Social Networking Software? I am considering starting a social network around a specific topic and have looked at a few options that get mixed reviews. Software I have looked at includes phpFox, Social Engine, and BuddyPress (duh!). I had looked at Ning but don't like that you have to pay monthly fees for it.

    So if anyone has expediences with these social networking software, good or bad, I would appreciate hearing them.
     
  2. bmoredcg

    bmoredcg Junior Member

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    Nobody has recommendations?
     
  3. educatedfool

    educatedfool Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Anybody with this? I'm also planning to start a social network.

    To OP,

    Not trying to hijack.

    Thanks.
     
  4. InternetMayhem

    InternetMayhem Regular Member

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    Learn how to program
     
  5. hupsey

    hupsey Newbie

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    The mingle plugin can be used on Wordpress. Less spam issues than Buddypress, and a easyer theme management( works on any Wp theme..)
    I Can link to my network site if anyone wants to have a look and try out the features..
     
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  6. olystyle

    olystyle Regular Member

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    There are a couple of free social engines ones out there:

    - Pligg
    - Oxwall
    - Dolphin
    - Elgg
    - Enginey

    Or consider using a portal like:
    - liferay
    - or maybe apache's esme project

    But keep in mind that your server environment has to be able to handle the load...
    For example: A Liferay server can handle around 30'000 signed in users at the same time - if you want to go beyond that you will have to setup a cluster with a Loadbalancer...

    cheers olystyle
     
  7. doxxx

    doxxx BANNED BANNED

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    Why you don't do a search? It's more simple and you will find the solution more fast
     
  8. jhonson5

    jhonson5 Power Member

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    You could use a program like Onlywire or Ping.fm to automatically bookmark your posts every time you make them. It takes a little while to set them up to begin with but once they are setup you don't have to do anything in order to build on social networks.
     
  9. hupsey

    hupsey Newbie

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    Its not network content marketing he is asking for. Its software to make his own social media network... I think ping.fm is history now by the way..
     
  10. blackhatnotes

    blackhatnotes Registered Member

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    google wpmu. btw not software but script
     
  11. Feind

    Feind Junior Member

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    lol useful answer :D hehehe
     
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    Hot_Seller Junior Member

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    I use Social Engine. I am quite happy with it.
     
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    Th3Dictat0R Newbie

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    For me The best are Jcow and wall.fm !
     
  15. xxdanxx

    xxdanxx Newbie

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    I just started using Jcow. While it's not exactly what I wanted, it seems to be very easy to set up and maintain. So far I'm pretty happy with it.