SOCIAL NEWS WEBSITES AND SOCIAL BOOKMARKING TOOLS
A social news website is a type of website that features user-submitted stories that are ranked based on popularity. It is closely connected with social bookmarking services where users store, manage and discover new content online.
Delicious is a social bookmarking online service for storing and discovering bookmarks.
Google Bookmarks is a free service for storing and managing favorite bookmarks. It is available to Google Account holders.
Xmarks is a popular free browser synchronization service which allows users to store and access their favorite websites across multiple operating systems and browsers.
Diigo is a social bookmarking service. It allows signed-up users to bookmark and tag web-pages.
Stumbleupon’s fame seems to be growing every day. Stumble upons is a personalized discover engine which makes it possible to discover and share interesting web content.
Digg is a social news website. Users discover, vote and comment on most interesting stories from the web.
Reddit is a social news site where users vote on links and help decide what’s popular.
Pinboard is a bookmarking site with an emphasis on speed over socializing. It is popularly called social bookmarking for introverts.
Licorize is a minimalistic and fact social bookmarking website which allows users to bookmark and tag web-pages and share ideas.
Slashdot presents a source for technology related news with a heavy emphasis towards Linux and Open Source issues.
11) Hacker News
Users here mostly can find news specifically related to technology, information security threats, hacking threads and more..
Metafilter is a community weblog where users to share links and discuss content found on the Internet.
13) I am bored
As it’s name says, this is a website where users go when they are bored.
Fark is a community website where members comment on a daily batch of news articles and other items from various websites. It is humorous and satirical in nature.
Sphinn is a site for getting latest news and discussng topics like internet marketing, social media, seo and more.
We have all heard about Twitter. It is a social networking and microblogging service where users can get real-time news.
Newsvine is a community-driven website where users share and discuss the latest news from around the world.
MEDIA SHARING WEBSITES
Media Sharing websites are perfect for sharing and accesing latest popular video, music and images.
YouTube is one of the most popular websites on the Internet. It is a video-sharing website where users can upload, share, view and comment aon videos.
Vimeo is a video network website that allows creative people to publish their videos for public consumption or just for private use. Users can upload only their own work.
Grooveshark is a social music streaming website. Users can listen to music online, create playlists, discover new music and meet users with similar music taste.
Hypem is a online music service that is designed to follow stories about music on blogs, stay in touch with current trends and discover new genres.
Flickr is a highly popular online photo management and media sharing website.
Ustream is a great free live videocasting service. Anyone with a camera and internet connection can create and customize a channel page, and broadcast content all over the world for free.
Metacafe is a video sharing and hosting site.
Justin.tv is a website that allows users to produce and watch live streaming video.
Imgur is a website used to share photos with social networks and online communities, and has a collection of currently most popular photos online.
SOCIAL MEDIA MONITORING TOOLS
Hootsuite is a brend management and monitoring tools which also allows users to manage multiple Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Ping.fm and WordPress profiles and schedule messages.
Hashtracking is a Twitter hashtag tracking and analytics tool.
Bit.ly is a link shortener which helps it’s users to share, track, and analyze their links.
TwitterCounter is a statistics tracker for Twitter.
Openbooks allows visitors to see and search what people share and talk about on Facebook.
If you’re a FireFox user and SU fan, you’ll definitely need this toolbar in your browser.
32) Facebook Search
Facebook search function is pretty limited, but sometimes it has show very interesting results.
Addictomatic is a free and easy to use web application which aggregates information from all relevant social media and new websites for a given search word.
Tweetreach is a twitter statistic tool.
Howsociable is a tool for measuring brand visibility on the Internet.
SocialMention is a monitoring tool that searches user-generated blogs, comments, bookmarks, events, news, videos,content etc..
Seesmic is a powerful suite of social media management and collaboration tools.
Postrank searches social web and provides social engagement analysis.
TweetDeck is a social tool for aggregating multiple social networking news and feeds.
SocialOomph is a tool that allows users to manage different social networking accounts in one place. It also offers advanced Twitter account management possibilities.
Samepoint.com is a real-time social media search engine that monitors conversations taking place across the major social media/
Sharedcount is an interesting tool which tracks all likes, tweets and mentions for a website.
43) Google Alerts
Google Alerts is content change detection and notification service, that automatically notifies users when new content from news, web, blogs, video and/or discussion groups on a previosly defined topic appears.
Google Blog Search is a popular blog search tool. It enables us to be in touch with latest topics people are blogging about.
45) Google Trends
Google Trends provides insights into broad search patterns and current search trends.
Tweetmeme is an excellent source for hottest links on Twitter split into different categories.
Twitter Trending Topics are topics which are currently most discussed on the Internet. They can be followed from a Twitter account.
48) Tumblr Explore
Separated into tags, Tumblr Explore section shows the most popular topics users are blogging about right now.
Disqus is a website commenting platform with powerful possibiliteis.
50) Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a free website analytics tool and allows webmasters that can also be used to analyze sharing on social media.
51) Google Reader
Google Reader is primarliy a RSS reader, but it has a useful inbuilt articles and websites recommendations. Recommendations is personalized.
Klout is an online service which enables it’s user to meausure their online influence.
Screenr is a great screencasting application and video sharing tool.
AddThis is a widely used bokomarking and sharing platform which can be integrated into every website.