Social networking has evolved from chatting on America Online and Yahoo Messenger to niche sites for people with all kinds of interests. Lately MySpace, Facebook and even more recently Twitter have exploded on the scene and social networking is as common as talking on the phone. In fact, the combination of text messaging and online social networking has certainly given the phone a run for its money.
Social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace cater to a smorgasbord of users while people using sites such as Subeta and Neopets are mostly teens. Social networking sites can be very specific, too. For instance, you'll find sites for just about every type of car, sport and sports team or music genre. And one of the largest groups of specialized social media sites is dedicated to parenting.
Many men and women will be, are or hope to be parents. That's why social networking sites for parents are growing all over the Internet. While it's impossible to list them all, this article will give you a taste of 10 sites, in no particular order, that cater to mothers, fathers and family activities. You may find these sites useful, informative and even entertaining. If nothing more, you'll find millions of other parents looking for similar stuff. Now, let's get started with Parents Connect in the next section.