Webware 100 Finalists
43Places is a community site that's oriented around the places its users want to visit.
A popular social network that competes with MySpace.
Del.icio.us is a social bookmarking service that lets you share interesting things you find on the Internet. You can also rate and explore other people's links.
DeviantArt is a community of artists who share their work with each other. Each user can publish their work to the site, and other can comment and get in touch with the artist.
Digg is a user-driven site that employs social democracy to bring new and upcoming stories to the front page via user voting.
Dogster and Catster are social networks for pets. Pet owners can create their own profile page for the pet, and iteract with other pet owners.
eSnips is a social network for sharing and hosting content. Users get 5GB of space to share their photos, videos and Web clippings with others.
Facebook began as a college-only social network and is now available to everyone. Users get profiles and can belong to several networks simultaneously, such as school, work, and neighborhood.
Fark is a community-driven Web site that lets its users post new or interesting stories to the front page where they can be discussed in the attached forums.
Frapper is a location-based social networking platform that lets its users create specialty groups and geo-tag each member to see where they are.
Friendster is one of the largest social networks, and offers users a place to post their personal information and photos online to share with others.
Gaia Online is a mix of social network and massive multiplayer online role playing game. Users can create their own avatars, then earn money for them by playing games and interacting with the virtual world.
A teen community where users can meet other people, play games and create their own online space.
LinkedIn provides a way for people to keep track of connections both business and personal. Users can build out their own network and use it as a reference to see how people are connected to one another.
Me.dium is an installed browser extension that lets you communicate and interact with others visiting Web sites.
Meetro is a location-based instant messaging client. Users can see and chat with others around them based on zip code.
MyBlogLog keeps track of who is reading your blog. It offers both statistics, and user profiles to track your readers.
MySpace is a social network that began as a music tool and has recently expanded into user submitted videos, and aggregated news. Users can create profiles that can be augmented with third party widgets and plug-ins.
Netscape relaunched itself as a user-driven news site where users can submit and vote on Web content they find. Some of the content is also managed by editors who pick out what they think is interesting and write about it.
Ning is a build-it-yourself social network where users can custom brand and design their own site.
Reddit is a user-driven content site where users can submit links to stories they think are interesting or noteworthy. Othr users can rate that content up or down for promotion on the front page.
On Squiddoo, people can create collections of content, or "lenses."
Tangler is a network for discussion, using the latest Web 2.0 technologies.
Yelp is a food and establishment review site powered by users. Yelp members can write about any experience they've had at a local attraction or restauraunt and rate it, talk about it, and find places they might like.
Yoono is a sharing platform where users can share links and content they find interesting.