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List of Closed Social Networks

Today I decided to prune may My Social Networks bookmarks folder, getting rid of links to my accounts and profiles on those services that have closed. There were many.

When I mentioned my activity on Twitter (@iamPariah, by the way), @Kathy_Writer suggested I list all the closed services I find, er, not find, so that others can be aware of the closures. Good idea, Kathy. Although I deleted the bookmarks for a few before I began listing around the Ms, here are those I was able to list.

All of the following social media services have shut down on or before this post’s date.

  • BriteKite
  • CoComment
  • Mixx
  • myYearBook (now MeetMe, a dating site)
  • Odeo
  • Ping.fm (still up for the moment, Seesmic shutting it down “soon”)
  • PlugIM
  • Popego
  • PostRank
  • Profilactic
  • Retaggr
  • Seachles
  • Simpy
  • Sleevenotez
  • SocialThing (now AOL’s Lifestream)
  • Sphinn
  • Streamy
  • Tagfoot
  • Threadsy
  • Toluu
  • Tweeples
  • TweetMixx
  • Twhois
  • Twine
  • Twitterless
  • Unhub
  • VIRB
  • VisualProgression
  • Vox
  • Wakoopa
  • Wallowr
  • Meme by Yahoo
  • Yonkly
  • YouAre
  • YouBundle
  • TwitReferral
  • Score.ly
  • Subjot
  • ShowYouLikeIt

These are just those networks to which I had belonged (or at least once tried). If you know of others, please add them in the comments.

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1 Response

  1. Kathy says:

    Hey thanks for crediting me haha! This is a great list! Saw three on your list that I had no idea was closed.