Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 24, 2012
Open source social networking applications are becoming more and more popular. While Facebook is still king for social networking sites, sometimes there is a need for a self hosted business networking site.
While there are tons of open source social networking applications available, several have withstood the test of time and users short attention spans to put themselves above the fold. Black Box Social Media has released their list of the top 7 open source social networking sites in order of popularity.
To view this report, please visit http://blackboxsocialmedia.com/social-networking/top-7-open-source-social-networking-applications/
"The purpose of using one of these open source social networking softwares over Facebook or LinkedIn is that you will have more control of the site, i.e. the branding, domain name, features, design, community rules, and even the database," says Black Box Social Media Co Creator Nick Bridges.
About Black Box Social Media: Black Box Social Media is an online marketing company that utilizes multiple digital marketing strategies including web design, social media marketing, pay per click, video marketing, article creation, and much more. BBSM also created the do it yourself online training product 'Social Media In 7 Minutes', which contains over 60 videos detailing how to create, set up, optimize, and engage on top sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+, Twitter, and more. For more information on Social Media In 7 Minutes, please visit http://SocialMediaIn7Minutes.com.