Digg, Youtube, Flickr, Orkut, MySpace and other networking websites are the daily visiting websites for most of us. While visiting them sometimes we consider to start website something like them. But to create a copy of these big names is sometime not possible. Now you don’t need to worry at all! There are many open-source community builder/networking platforms available on internet. Which you can easily setup for your own community/networking websites and can find your place in the fastest growing community/networking website industry.
Let’s take a look on some of the great free and open-source platforms which can be really helpful for you to take your first step.
YouTube, MySpace, Odeo, Flickr, Match and Facebook – all in one, customizable and under your full control. You’re limited only by your imagination – not by software. Dolphin Smart Community Builder is a universal, free, open source software that allows you to build any kind of online community. With a huge variety of features & options, you can quickly develop your very unique and successful website.
Elgg is an open source social platform based around choice, flexibility and openness: a system that firmly places individuals at the center of their activities.
Your users have the freedom to incorporate all their favorite tools within one environment and showcase their content with as many or as few people as they choose, all within a social networking site that you control.
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. Easy to install, use, and raising the bar on what it is to provide a reliable, fast, social networking package to raise your business to the next level.
If you know more great platforms to start with, I will really appreciateâ€š you to share themâ€š with us in the comment section.