While Bebo, Facebook, hi5, MySpace, and Orkut, are among the better known general online social networks, there is an ever-increasing number of online networks that have emerged for and within a wide variety of communities.
I am greatly interested in learning of Online Social Networks in These And/Or Other Communities
BTW: I Am Aware Of Many Other Communities With Online Social Networks
But Am Asking The Web Communities For Their Suggestions.
ACADEME AND EDUCATION
Classroom 2.0 [http://www.classroom20.com/]
Black Planet [http://www.blackplanet.com/]
Second Prime Time [http://www.secondprime.com/]
Muslim Spaces [http://spaces.muxlim.com/]
RESEARCHERS AND SCHOLARS
Nature Network [http://network.nature.com/]
Pronetos: The Social Network For Scholars [http://pronetos.com/]
I am also interested in Major Web Sites That Have Compiled A Listing of Online Social Network Sites/Services As Well As Any/All Associated Literature.BTW: I am aware of Social Networking Services Meta List made available on thesocialsoftwareweblog (but it's dated)
and of course List of Social Networking Websites from Wikipedia
I am also aware of the Ning-based online social networks
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