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List of virtual communities

List of virtual communities

This is a list of Wikipedia articles about virtual communities.

Benchmark virtual communities

  • Usenet, one of the original decentralized, distributed discussion group architectures.
  • BBS: The WELL, GEnie, The Meta Network
  • Academic: EIES, Usenet
  • Blog: LiveJournal, Xanga, MySpace, Facebook, WordPress, Blogger, TheStudentRoom, Tagged
  • Webcomic: UserFriendly, Penny Arcade, Sluggy Freelance,
  • Virtual world/city: LucasFilm's Habitat, Second Life, Millsberry, Red Light Center, IMVU, Neopets
  • IM: ICQ, Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, AIM
  • Internet Relay Chat (IRC): IRC networks
  • MMORPG: EverQuest, Final Fantasy XI, RuneScape, World of Warcraft
  • MOO: LambdaMOO
  • Mososo: Dodgeball, Meetro
  • P2P: Kazaa, Morpheus, Napster, Limewire
  • Wiki: Wikipedia, WikiWikiWeb, MeatballWiki, Wetpaint, PBworks, TV Tropes
  • WWW: eBay, GeoCities, Slashdot, Digg
  • Consumers: eBay,
  • Software that enable online communities: Ning

Additional virtual community listings

Discussion boards

  • reddit
  • Hacker News
  • Dead Runners Society
  • 4chan
  • GameFAQs
  • Something Awful
  • Fark
  • 2channel
  • Zombie Squad
  • IGN

Social networking

Art communities

  • Albino Blacksheep
  • DeviantArt
  • Dulwich OnView
  • Elfwood
  • Newgrounds
  • Tumblr


  • Category:MUD games
  • Category:MU* games

Virtual world communities

  • Category:Virtual world communities

Virtual reality communities

  • Category:Virtual reality communities

Ethnicity-based communities

  • 1Point3Acres
  • Fillos de Galicia

Online Teaching Covens

  • Coven of the Far Flung Net

Other types

  • Pinboard
  • Scratch (an educational programming website by MIT)
  • (an online game, music, movie, and book trading community)
  • CouchSurfing (free accommodation worldwide through hospitality exchange)
  • Hospitality Club (free accommodation worldwide through hospitality exchange)
  • Warm Showers (free accommodation worldwide through hospitality exchange for bicycle travelers)
  • Meetup (an online service designed to facilitate real-world meetings of people involved in various virtual communities)
  • Meetro (local focused communities)
  • StumbleUpon (web surfing)
  • Woozworld (virtual gaming community for youth)
  • YTMND (Picture, Sound, Text)
  • Group blogs
  • TakingITGlobal (Youth - social networking for social good)
  • CrossFit (a fitness program where users post their scores and comments on daily workouts)
  • (an online community for physicians, health care professionals, pharmacies and facilities)

See also

  • List of virtual communities with more than 1 million users
  • List of social bookmarking websites
  • List of social networking websites
  • List of Internet forums
  • Lists of websites
  • Support group

Text submitted to CC-BY-SA license. Source: List of virtual communities by Wikipedia (Historical)