Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Open Source Social Networking Software

Top 10 Open-Source Platforms that Allow You to Build Your Own Social Network



Top 10 Open-Source Platforms that Allow You to Build Your Own Social Network   

Pilgg :  Pligg was created as a social networking CMS. While most content management systems are designed for only a handful of authors, Pligg CMS was designed to manage a site with an unlimited number of authors. All of these registered users are in control of the website’s content. It is a user driven CMS that relies on independent authors’ content and participation to manage news articles.







Mxxt :   Mixxt is a intelligently designed open source platform that helps you build your very own social network at rapid development speeds. Develop, manage, and run your own community with ease and the help of forums, wikis, a custom design, the addition of photos, and a private network that’s dedicated to your community. You’ll also be able to work alongside other members to build and grow your community.


spree


spree is an expert search engine where users ask questions to find other participating users, who are knowledgeable in that area and willing to help.

iSocial


iSocial is a free social networking CMS software that allows you to create your own Friendster and Orkut like sites. Use bookmarks, dating and create groups with just one mouse click.

Mahara


Mahara is fully featured electronic portfolio, weblog, resume builder, and social networking system for connecting users and creating online communities.

Yogurt

This is a Social Network module for xoops CMS. You have seen Facebook, Orkut, Myspace , try Yogurt for Xoops!

VMukti


VMukti is a Unified Social Collaborative conferencing engine. Allows access through personalized, mashable web-interface. Core features:- Video conferencing, Audio conferencing, IP Telephony, Desktop sharing, Chat, Whiteboard, Presentation & More.

The PeopleAggregator


The PeopleAggregator is a next-generation social networking system that goes beyond the idea of social networks as mating games, and attempts to use open standards, network inter-connectivity and massive flexibility.

Appleseed

Appleseed is (augmented) social networking software, ie Friendster, only distributed. Sites running Appleseed will interoperate, and form the 'Appleseed Social Network.' Development is focused on privacy and security, as well as ease of configuration.

Mugshot Project


Mugshot was a social networking website created by Red Hat. Unlike most other social networking websites (which are concerned with advertising), it offered a desktop client and web widgets. Mugshot was meant to facilitate real-world interactions with friends, and make one's normal computer use more social. It provided the functionality of a social network aggregator.

GetBoo


Web 2.0 bookmarking system, both social (with tags) and private (with folders). Import and export your bookmarks from Firefox, IE, Mozilla, Netscape. Admin management section, translations, groups, bookmarklets, Firefox extension, RSS feeds, and more!

Akarru

Akarru is a social bookmarking engine, is used to build social bookmarkings sites, like www.blogmemes.com. Users posts links and promote links to front page using voting system.

Scuttle


Web-based social bookmarking system. Allows multiple users to store, share and tag their favourite links online.

SemanticScuttle

SemanticScuttle is a social bookmarking tool (based on Scuttle) experimenting new features as hierarchical tags, collaborative descriptions or OpenID authentification.

AROUNDMe


Create collaborative social websites (like Ning, Myspace, Yahoo or Google groups). Each group can create a multiple web pages. They get a drop in guestbook, blog, forum and wiki. Each group is fully customizable using xHTML, CSS, Javascript and PHP.

Clonesumating


Clonesumating is the open source version of the code that runs CONSUMATING.COM. It features many state of the art social networking functions including user profiles, user tagging, matching and discovery based on quirky tag combinations, group activities such as weekly photo contests and blog questions, an event calendar, RSS feeds for everything, etc. It is written primarily in mod_perl.

BeWelcome Rox


Get to know the global village and other cultures, share your place. BW Rox is the platform driving www.bewelcome.org and other social networks, aiming to bring people together in real life. Organize your travel or stay abroad, travelblog, meetings, ...

ICEcore


ICEcore open team collaboration software uses social networking to unify team workspaces w/ real-time web conferencing. Collaboration for knowledge networking, program management, communities-of-practice, telework, ...

Memephage

Memephage is an automated web log (blog). It passively gathers and summarizes links from various places. Currently: IRC, social MUDs, e-mail, and web browsers. Uses the POE multitasking and networking framework for Perl.

InteractOLE

A platform for the delivery and support of online learning. It differs from many other elearning platforms in that its aim is to concentrate on the social/interactive aspects of teaching and learning rather than the delivery of content to students.

Elgg


Elgg is an open source social networking platform developed for LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) which encompasses weblogging, file storage, RSS aggregation, personal profiles, FOAF functionality and more.

CommunityNews

CommunityNews uses social bookmarking and bayesian techinques to provide periodic postings to blogs. Users can vote for or against RSS sources ti increase the chances that the source is used again. Spam filtering (bayesian) is provided by spam bayes.

OpenPNE

OpenPNE is a Social Networking Service Engine written in PHP. It has many features(friend control,friend invitation,diary,blog feeds,message box,etc).

MonkeyChow


Feed Aggregator Reader (branched from FeedOnFeeds) with Social Bookmarks (del.icio.us, Blogger, Newsvine, Technorati, mailto), Article Starring, Feed Tagging, OPML, Article Search, Reblogging and Refeeding, Aging, and Edit feed attributes.

NewsCloud

NewsCloud is an open source media platform for citizen journalism and the social news network hosted at NewsCloud.com.

Feed Me Links

Feed Me Links stores your bookmarks online so you can get to them anywhere. Import your favorites and share your links with friends. Add tags to organize your links. Discover new things.

WorldSpace

WorldSpace is a user-extensible shared virtual environment, aimed at being a next-generation social networking system.

Social Networking POC


A networking site on the lines of Orkut.Right now we plan to build it on Jboss seam and use a Java content management system like apache Jackrabbit as the backend. It would be more of a POC than an actual commercial app.

Zoints

Zoints is intimately aware that online communities are the most important aspect of the internet. Our free software solutions are designed to help solve the three major problems forum owners face: Member acquisition, Member retention and Profitability.

earth-life-simulation

A simulation of the world, there will be a global map representation and players can choose a country or civilization and develop it's social, political and military existence.

PHPizabi

PHPizabi is one of the most powerful social networking platforms on the planet. With literally thousands of websites powered by PHPizabi including everything from simple friends sites to the most complex networking super sites out there.

Ozcode

Ozcode is the source code behind Ozmozr.com, a microformat-aware RSS aggregator, social networking, resource sharing, identity aggregation and presentation site.

TallStreet


TallStreet.com is a new search engine concept where users make investments, with fictional money, in their favourite websites and the rankings are determined entirely by the users.

Jamss

Jamss is a social news site based off of Digg.com. Jamss allows for peer submission and review of web articles and can be adapted to fit a variety of themes. Jamss runs on PHP/MySQL.

Dolphin

Dolphin is open-source and free, although there is a cost associated with removing the company�s links from your site.

Ospo


Ospo is an opensource social portal project. It use standard function (add, remove friends, top10), forums integration, music module (artists directory with albums, songs), shoutcast integration, blog (add, delete, modify, view) and so on.

AstroSPACES

AstroSPACES is the world's first open source social networking solution. Coded from scratch, it is highly efficient and very easy to use.

FlightFeather

FlightFeather's goal is "social networking for everyone". This means that anyone should have a chance to run a popular social networking site -- on minimal hardware, and without wasting bandwidth.

SNOSS


Social Networking Open Source Software, an open source social networking framework, written in PHP, Javascript and MySQL with an AJAX UI.

OpenSocialNetwork

OpenSocialNetwork is a social network of open source. Its main task is to create a social network releasing the source code.

S3B

S3B - Social Semantic Search and Browsing - is a middleware that delivers a set of search and browsing components that can be used in J2EE web applications to deliver user-oriented features based on semantic descriptions and social networking.

Facelift


Facelift is a visualization and analysis software for online social networking services. It displays a given community as a node-link diagram and provides several search / filtering functions as well as cluster analysis features.
Anahita Social Engine - Anahita is a scalable social networking platform that is built as Joomla extensions using the Nooku framework.

Anahita Social Engine
Community Engine - Community Engine is an open source plugin for Ruby on Rails applications that provides the common features of social networking applications

Community Engine

Oxwall -Oxwall is unbelievably flexible and easy to use PHP/MySQL community software platform.