Date added: 27-08-2013
Social networking sites are engaging the attention of users around the globe, because they fulfill the human need for social interaction and communication, established using internet based tools. There are a number of such sites available on android. So, here is a list discussing the top ten social media android apps to prevent your smartphone social death. If you are new to android this list will give you a start up on these sites and if you area pro it will give you more ideas. So, let’s start with the list.
Pinterest is an application used for photo sharing. Styled like a pin board, it can be used to collect and create image collections according to a theme like movies,artists, music, dresses, food and travel. Users can pin any image they like.They can surf other boards for images and‘re-pin’ them on their own boards. One more exciting thing about it is that you can connect it to your digital camera or phone and can upload pictures straightaway.
GetGlue is a very useful site for TV enthusiasts, music devotees, film geeks,book worms and gamers.
One can check into TV shows, movies and games. This way you receive points and recommendations. It helps one find other like-minded users by viewing their profiles. To determine a person’s dominance in a specific area there is an exclusive system based on number of check-ins in different categories. The one thing different from other social networks is that you get rewarded by digital stickers for certain check -ins and once a month you can have them mailed to you free of cost.
LinkedIn is a social networking site for professionals. LinkedIn has a lot of features which includes having a contact list called connections, users can endorse each other’s skills, there are job listings, interests groups and many other It has over 225 million users from all over the world and the android application is available in 20 languages. The application allows you to update your profile and stay connected with the people in your network.
It is a fun app,which allows you to connect to your desired person. It is safe and your information remains undisclosed. You can share your photos, your schedules,send messages and share your facial expressions. Avocado recommends you to call each other as boo.
It is one of the best social networking applications. It is a very user friendly site with a simple design. You can follow your interests, TV shows, people and everythi8ngelse and get constant updates about them. You can share videos and pictures and messages, known as ‘Tweets’. The special thing about twitter is hash tags -words or phrases prefixed with a "#"sign. Twitter is available for all android phones, IPhones and tablets.
It is a social networking site by Google. It is one of the most effective social networking sites .It helps you connect with your family and friends and has a variety of features. In the stream users see updates from people in their circle. There are other features like hangouts for group video chats,messenger, instant uploads and games. Pictures and videos can be saved on Googleplus privately.
Instagram is an android application for photo and video sharing. You can also see your family and friends photos. It provides you plenty of features and filters and is connected to Facebook, Twitter, Flicker, Tumbler and Foursquare. It helps you upload your pictures directly without logging into any of these sites. It also enables likes and comments on photos. It works with android version 2.2and above.
It is one of the best known and fastest growing social networks. It allows you to update status, send messages, share photos and videos, and check in to places and a lot more. It has privacy settings which help you decide what data you want to share with whom. It sends you notifications about comments and likes on your statuses, pictures and other stuff. This application is available for users above the age of 13.
Badoo is an application which is not restricted to android but can be used through any phone or even a computer. It helps you interact with not only your family and friends but also with new people. Users can share their feelings,interests, can find dates and can make new friends. It helps you make events and party plans. You can meet people from 180 different countries and 20+languages.