When you think of social media sites today, the first ones to come to mind are most likely Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, maybe even Pinterest. But did you ever think about just how overwhelmingly general and broad these sites are? Sure there are ‘groups’ on Facebook and ‘lists’ on Twitter but it just seems like with so many users, it’s hard to stand out in such a big pool. If you’re looking for something a little more specific in a social media group, maybe something with just a bit more focus, than check out some of these specialty niched social media sites.
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Tired of the bar scene? Then why not check out the virtual one in Fubar. It’s a great way to meet socially active people. On the chaotic homepage, users can ‘meet’ new people and even buy then virtual drinks. This social media use the Fubar currency and get credit for the more people they interact with. It’s not a social media site for everyone, but with 9 million users, there are a lot of new people to ‘chill’ with and even play some virtual bar games with.
Maybe you’re looking for more of a hobbie-niched social media site. There are tons of them out there and there’s one specifically for knitters called Ravelry. Need help or advice on a project? Look to the folks on the site for helpful tips to get your crocheting masterpiece to the next level.
Are you in the habit of writing down your dreams when you wake up from them? Well apparently over a million other people are too. With REMcloud, users write down their dreams in a tweet-like style and you can even search for people who’ve had dreams similar to you. There are trending dream topics and the fact that you can start off as an anonymous user, make sit a lot easier to share your dreams without fear.
Line for Heaven
Have you been wondering the age-old question about getting into heaven? Line for Heaven lets you see if you’re worthy to get into those pearly gates. Users can earn karma points by doing good deeds for others and as the slogan on their site says, make religion ‘fun’.
Houzz is a site similar to Pinterest. The audience is people looking to build or remodel their homes, construction companies, interior designers and anything in the general ‘houzzing’ area. This very visual site can inspire people with great home décor, which builder to use or what construction or leveltroll parts to use parts to purchase. They have some really informative articles, too!
Believe it or not, there’s dozens of more niche specific sites out there. A simple Google search will show you the possibilities, and from cat lovers to IT gurus, there’s bound to be something to interest everyone.