VCs are throwing around money like it’s no tomorrow at Social Networks. Hi5 and Tagged are a two that have gotten funding recently.
For some strange reason, social networks haven’t been as popular in Europe like they have in the rest of the world, but I think the situation is starting to change. Most of my friends are split into 3-4 networks, so I’m regularly user of ASmallWorld, Orkut, Hi5, Facebook and Linkedin.
Here’s a map of the world, showing the dominant social networks by country, according to Alexa. Including: Bebo, Cyworld, Facebook, Fotolog, Hi5, Friendster, Orkut, Studivz