The world's most popular social networking sites certainly have changed over the years, and they'll undoubtedly continue to change as time moves forward.Old social networks will die, popular ones will stick around as they're forced to evolve, and brand new ones will appear.And, with the increased use of mobile devices, this number is likely to cross the 2.6 billion mark by 2018.
The concept is relatively new at the time, with Twitter having launched only a few months in advance.
Some of these social networks are general interest, some are niche-lifestyle or interest-specific, and others are widely used internationally and have not yet grown in the United States.
Businesses can take advantage of very specific markets and demographics by exploring these 76 social networks and targeting their users to grow their brands in new and exciting ways.
We've moved on from the days of My Space to a social media era now dominated by Facebook and all sorts of other social mobile apps.
A lot of kids even admit to using Snapchat the most, suggesting that it could be the future of where social networking is headed. Have a look through the updated roundup of social networks below to see which ones are currently the trendiest.