Top Social Media Apps and Sites



Are you looking to ensure you are using the best social networking apps? There are so many social media platforms competing for your attention that it can be hard to choose between them all. We have compiled a list with the best social media sites and apps for 2021 to help you.

1. Facebook

Let’s begin with the obvious.

Facebook is still the most widely used social network worldwide, despite all of its flaws.

It has more than 2.7 million users. This is the best place to connect with people from any life.

2. Instagram

The Instagram app is a great social network if you are more interested in short videos and images. 37% of American adults have accounts.

The network is often criticized for its superficiality and excessive use of selfies. Amazing photography and amazing artwork are possible if you look past the clutter.

3. Twitter

Twitter is another network that has received negative attention. The 140-character limit is no longer sufficient to encourage reasoned discussion. And the millions of bots that are available only serve to further erode the experience.

Twitter is a great resource for breaking news, instant reaction, and accessing your favorite athletes, celebrities, journalists, and other media. If you find good videos, you can save videos to Twitter . ).



4. LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a social network for professionals. LinkedIn has become a great place to network with professionals and build your CV.

5. Snapchat

Snapchat is almost exclusively for young people. You’re unlikely ever to find your grandma on Snapchat. Snapchat is primarily a site for sharing self-destructive images and videos. However, there are many gamification options and a messaging tool.

If you are new to Snapchat, make sure to learn how you can create a Snapchat filter.

6. Tumblr

Tumblr is the result of a combination of blogging and social networking. Other users can follow your blog page and can see text, photos, and videos.

The network supports HTML editing. If you are skilled enough you can customize the appearance and layout of your pages. A custom domain name is possible.

Tumblr seems to be safe for minors. Before December 2018’s outright ban, estimates suggested that up to 22% were pornographic.

7. Pinterest

Pinterest is another popular social media app. Pinterest is best described by its ability to bookmark images, but it also supports videos and GIFs. You can upload images to public and private boards, follow other users, and comment on pins.

This site is great if you are looking for inspiration or a way to get your creative juices flowing.

8. Sina Weibo

Sina Weibo in China is China’s answer for Twitter. It is the world’s most used social network, with more than 500 millions users.

Although the Chinese government has heavily censored the site, it’s worth signing up if you want to stay on top of the latest happenings in Asia.



9. Reddit

Reddit, also known as the Internet’s front page, is part discussion forum and part content submission site. Reddit users can vote up or down on posts to influence what is most popular at any moment.

There are subreddits on the site. You can find almost any subject you want. Reddit is an excellent place to meet people who share your hobby.

Reddit’s fascinating subreddits will give you a great insight.

10. TikTok

TikTok, a new social media app, is quite different from older apps like Facebook and Twitter. Although it was originally created to replace Vine after it shut down, it has long outlasted it.

TikTok is clearly in high demand for short-form videos. It was the most downloaded app worldwide in the first half 2018 and has continued to grow steadily since. This guide will tell you everything about TikTok as well as what TikTok security threats to be aware.

11. Ask.fm

Ask.fm is the next social media app on our list. Ask.fm is a site that allows users to post questions. Anybody can post their thoughts.

It was once anonymous. However, two suicides by teenage girls in Britain after being cyberbullied led to a major rethink. Ask.fm should be added to the block list by parents today.

12. VKontakte

VKontakte, the Russian equivalent to Facebook, is the most visited site in Russia.

Many of the features shared by the network are similar to its American counterpart: groups, pages and private messaging. Event management, image tagging and in-app gaming are some examples.

13. Flickr

Flickr is primarily used for photo hosting. There are both paid and free options. The 1TB free option was originally available, but the company has now reduced that to 1,000 images.

Photos can be shared, liked, commented on, and shared by users.

14. Meetup

Meetup bridges the gap between an online social network, and a more real-life network. Use the online tools to search for groups and events that interest you, and then go to the next meeting.

You may find a wide range of meetups in big cities, from language learning groups to sports teams. The options may be less extensive in rural areas.

15. InterNations

InterNations is a great place to start if you are an expat. InterNations allows you to find people in your area who share your interests, language, and work line.

You can attend many physical events, just like Meetup. You can also use the site to ask questions or gain insight about your adoptive home.

Discover More Social Networks

There are many social media apps available. There are so many that this list is barely scratching the surface. You can find social media apps that cater to your interests if you do some digging.

Be aware of scams, trolling, and other unwanted content before you get into social media. It can also be a source of harm and good.

Mark Funk
Mark Funk is an experienced information security specialist who works with enterprises to mature and improve their enterprise security programs. Previously, he worked as a security news reporter.