Hi friends the facebook is rocking in india. Here there is the top five social networking websites in india.
Indian social networking space was dominated by Google owned Orkut for a very long time. The home players such as Ibibo has been trying hard to strengthen itself and take on to the global players. Lets have a look at which of these sites are really selling in India. Here is a list of top 5 social netwoking sites in India according to Alexa.
The reigning king of Social Networking is the fourth most visited site in India after Google.co.in, Google.com, Yahoo.com. Though Facebook remains most popular in US with about 29.3 percent contribution, India is the third largest contributor to the site accounting 4.6%of site traffic.
This Google owned social networking site got very popular in Brazil and India. Though the site didn’t receive the same popularity in rest of the world, it remained the number one social networking site in India for a very long time. The site went through a lot of changes and incorporated a lot of features to fight Facebook but finally lost the battle and went down to position two.
The micro-blogging site has been one of the most talked about social networking site in the recent time. From becoming the word of the year to the first revenue from Google partnership, Twitter was in headlines all of 2009. Twitter started receiving a lot of attention in India with lot of Indian celebrities from Hollywood and Politics joined this bandwagon. Needless to say it was one of the easiest way celebs connected with their fans and the newest way of being in limelight. India is the second highest Twitter using nation accounting for 8 percent of the site traffic.
LinkedIn was one of the most innovative networking space for professionals. It took social networking to another level by making it solely for professional networking. From posting jobs, marketing products to finding candidates, LinkedIn proved to be total hit among professionals from all arena. LinkedIn is the thirteenth most visited site in India.
India’s very own social networking site offers all that social networking sites offer. Connecting with friends, sharing photos, chat etc. Among other regular features, Ibibo also has social gaming quite similar to Facebook. Ibibo has recently launched games thats are quite similar to the famous Facebook games. Well, one of them has a very similar name as well. I’ll let you guess the name.
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