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Social Networking software supports customer interactions with one another as well as with the organization. Search Engine optimization, blogging, podcasting, newsletters, profile pages, message boards, viral content and membership directories are all Social Networking software features, which can increase web-traffic, visibility, and interactivity for companies with a web presence. Social Networking is related to Contact Management software, Content Management software, Membership Management software, and Portal software.

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Create your own social network with an activity feed, member profiles, sub-groups and more. Learn more about Mighty Networks
A Mighty Network gives you the ability to create your own social network with an activity feed, member profiles, sub-groups, chat messages and more, on the web, native iOS and Android apps, all under your brand. No ads and fully private if you choose. Create articles with a rich CMS, embed images, videos and sound files, and post engaging questions and polls, all of which support comments and cheers. You can even charge for access with a one-time payment or a subscription, monthly or annually. Learn more about Mighty Networks

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Launch your own community & social networking apps with no code. Includes VIP support and app maintenance. Learn more about Mighty Pro
Mighty Pro is for brands, organizations, and successful creators who understand the power of bringing your people together in your own branded apps. It’s a community you own on the web and available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, delivered on your own native iOS, iPad, and Android apps. Mix and match features like livestreaming, native video, fun group chat, paid and free membership plans, plus online events, flexible groups, and immersive branding options. Learn more about Mighty Pro

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
#1 social intranet and private social networking software for businesses used by over 12 million businesses worldwide. Learn more about Bitrix24
Bitrix24 is free social intranet software available both in cloud and on premise. It's 100% free when used by small teams. Bitrix24 comes with over 35 free intranet tools, open source code, mobile apps, API, content management systems, social and classic interfaces, and integrations for Active Directory, SharePoint lists, Outlook and MS Exchange. Unlimited user plans are available. Learn more about Bitrix24

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Simpplr is the leading modern intranet with internal social networking built in. Trusted by 1000+ leading organizations. Learn more about Simpplr
Simpplr is the leading modern intranet with internal social networking built in. The #1 platform for enterprise globally. Trusted by more than 1000+ leading brands, including Penske, Snowflake, Moderna, Eurostar, and AAA, our customers are streamlining internal communications and improving employee engagement. Build your internal social networking platform today with Simpplr. Learn more about Simpplr

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Keep your launches smooth and your communication clear by using Trello to see which tasks are on track, and which content is up next.
From planning a launch, to editorial calendar content, to meeting agendas and everything in between, Trello helps your marketing teams get more done. Trello is the command center that connects all your tasks and tools to show status updates, due dates, and allows you to quickly comment back and forth to teammates. Attach files and tickets from other apps like Google Docs and Salesforce, so everything stays together. Keep launches smooth and your whole marketing team on the same page. Learn more about Trello

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Social media solution that helps businesses manage content, create and edit posts, and monitor engagement across Instagram accounts.
Social media solution that helps businesses manage content, create and edit posts, and monitor engagement across Instagram accounts. Learn more about Instagram

Features

  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
From ideation to execution, monday.com helps teams collaborate on social networking with custom, drag-and-drop dashboards.
On monday.com's open platform, marketing teams can build custom dashboards to manage social networking more efficiently than ever before. Discuss new ideas and assign jobs to different colleagues. Schedule content for publication on timeline views. Then import data so that you can analyze KPIs all in one convenient location. Ultimately, with drag-and-drop columns you can customize yourself, monday.com shows you everything your team members need to see to perform at their best. Learn more about monday.com

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Hootsuite helps you build your brand, strengthen connections with customers, and drive real business results with social media.
Social media is a wild place to do business. That’s why thousands of brands rely on Hootsuite’s tools and expertise to bring order to the chaos. Launch brilliant social campaigns, deliver 5-star social commerce experiences, and manage all your customer conversations in one place. Plus, get access to industry leading certifications, training, and coaching to help you push your results on social media further, faster. Learn more about Hootsuite

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Social media marketing solution that helps businesses create personalized marketing plans based on targeted audience and budget.
Social media marketing solution that helps businesses create personalized marketing plans based on targeted audience and budget. Learn more about Meta for Business

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Social media marketing solution that helps businesses target specific audiences to organize different marketing campaigns.
Social media marketing solution that helps businesses target specific audiences to organize different marketing campaigns. Learn more about Twitter/X

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Workplace connects everyone in an organization using familiar Facebook features like chat, video calling, posts and groups.
Workplace connects everyone in an organization using familiar Facebook features like Chat, video calling, posts and Groups. It integrates with the business tools you already use and provides a simple, secure and more productive way for people to share knowledge, work together and build connected communities. Learn more about Workplace from Meta

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Revolutionize internal communications by bringing together all employees inside a private and secure enterprise social network.
Revolutionize internal communications by bringing together all employees inside a private and secure enterprise social network. Connect with people across your organization to make better decisions, faster. Allows all employees to know whats happening day to day as well as build on the work of others. Employees will be able to create groups relevant to work and other interests, along with keeping documents or photos in context while still discussing things online. Learn more about Microsoft Viva Engage

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
The all-in-one social media scheduling and marketing tool for small businesses and agencies helping them with more reach.
Manage all of your major social media accounts and improve your social media efficiency on one platform with automated post scheduling and many other unique features. SocialPilot is a social media scheduling and marketing tool for small businesses and digital agencies! Schedule your posts to social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google My Business, Pinterest, Instagram, TikTok, Tumblr, and VK Learn more about SocialPilot

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
A full fledged alumni management solution (SAAS) for educational institutions & corporates to build their exclusive alumni networks.
Helps colleges for alumni connect, managing alumni database and improving alumni engagement with 540+ customers from 22 countries by providing: • Exclusive alumni portal with an integrated mobile app • Partner Eco system providing alumni benefits • Career Center mentoring platform • Additional Professional services for onboarding alumni • 6 Track Certification program for Alumni Officers Helps Corporates to connect with ex-employees, for employer branding, boomerangs & exit help desk. Learn more about Vaave

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
NiceJob is the easiest way to highlight your customer reviews across social media. Turn your reviews into stories and social posts.
With NiceJob, highlighting your customer reviews across social media is easy. Our social sharing feature allows you to turn your reviews into stories and posts that you can share with the push of a button. Our software picks out the best lines and turns them into images that can be displayed across different social channels, taking word-of-mouth marketing to the next level. Learn more about NiceJob

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Cloud-based social media marketing tool which assists firms with content discovery, post scheduling and performance tracking.
Post Planner is an all-in-one social media marketing tool designed to boost engagement, get more followers, and increase revenue. Any social media tool can help you schedule posts. We're built for engagement. Connect all your social profiles, find viral content, optimize your posts, and automate your posting calendar. Learn more about Post Planner

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Reputation provides a 360-degree view of online reputation to effectively manage reviews, business listings, social, & customer surveys
Reputation has changed the way companies improve their customer experience (CX) through customer feedback. Our platform translates vast amounts of solicited and unsolicited feedback data into insights that companies use to learn from and grow - including Marketing, CX, Operations, and much more. We refer to this process as Reputation Experience Management, a category we created. Learn more about Reputation

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Grow your email lists, drive more sales, & reduce cart abandonment with Justuno's powerful and easy conversion rate optimization tools.
Justuno is a suite of website conversion tools used to convert website traffic, increase email list growth, and boost sales. Convert more visitors using email pop-ups, sign-up bars, exit pop-ups, and intelligent on-site messaging. Justuno Plus users gain access to exclusive promotion designs, a dedicated account strategist, and our AI-based product recommendations that supercharge your on-site sales and conversions, improve average order value, and create the ultimate on-site experience. Learn more about Justuno

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
MangoApps is a unified communications and social networking platform that serves as a bridge between desk and deskless workers.
MangoApps is a communications and social networking platform that serves as a bridge between desk and deskless workers. Everyone can sign into our user-friendly platform from whatever device suits them best, and get a custom dashboard, flexible notification settings, and a simple, streamlined experience. This ensures that everyone can get to the conversations that hey need, with no barriers, and makes it easy for your company to push out consistent, engaging messages to the entire workforce. Learn more about MangoApps

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
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Build a thriving, supportive alumni network to fuel your mission with Graduway from Gravyty.
Graduway is Gravyty’s alumni and community engagement platform. Graduway allows alumni engagement teams to create a thriving community of alumni with a tailored network platform, mentoring tools, exclusive groups, job and internship boards and personalized multi-channel messaging at scale. Learn more about Graduway

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Wimi is designed to boost teamwork and team collaboration: instant messages, files sharing & drive, tasks, calendars, and more...
Wimi is a complete digital collaboration toolbox that helps you stay organized and make teamwork more efficient. Wimi goes beyond typical collaboration software as it includes messaging channels, files & drive, tasks, calendars and video conferencing. Wimi lets your entire team collaborate effortlessly and work smarter together. Thanks to Wimi refined access-right management, you can also bring your clients on board and share specific data with them. Learn more about Wimi

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
A digital workplace solution with a built-in enterprise social network to facilitate communication and engage employees.
eXo Platform is a digital workplace solution with a built-in enterprise social network that provides you with the tools to connect and engage your teams. It is loaded with chat, forums, groups, events, mailboxes etc. eXo platform will help you to connect and engage your employees by breaking communication silos and facilitating knowledge sharing. Learn more about eXo Platform

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Facelift offers a multi-faceted solution to help you manage all relevant social media networking centrally and efficiently.
Facelift is a world-leading social media networking tool. The software helps you to manage your networking activities on all relevant channels centrally and efficiently by combining all components of social media management in one smart tool. Suitable for all company sizes in any location with active users in over 50 countries worldwide. facelift enables brands, agencies, and public institutions to successfully achieve their business objectives. The tool is ISO 27001 certified. Learn more about facelift

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Higher Logic Thrive is a powerful yet simple member experience solution, improving interactions across the member lifecycle.
Purpose-built for associations, Higher Logic Thrive is a powerful yet simple member experience solution touching every stage of the member lifecycle. Built on nearly 20 years of serving associations, we understand your unique needs, and that’s reflected in everything we do. The Higher Logic Thrive portfolio contains three products: Higher Logic Thrive Platform, Higher Logic Thrive Community, and Higher Logic Thrive Marketing. Learn more about Higher Logic Thrive

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions
Zimbra is email and collaboration with contacts, calendar, tasks, chat, and file sharing/storage, videoconferencing and more.
Zimbra is the trusted email and collaboration platform and productivity suite that includes contacts, calendar, tasks, chat and file sharing, plus videoconferencing, document editing, and file storage. Built on an open source core, it features a modern interface, pre-integrations with popular third-party apps like Zoom, Slack and Dropbox, and can be deployed in the cloud or in on-prem and hybrid environments. Learn more about Zimbra Collaboration Suite

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  • Mobile Access
  • Content Management
  • Engagement Tracking
  • Media Library
  • Social Media Integration
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Social Promotion
  • @mentions

Social Networking Tools Buyers Guide

Social networking software allows users within your organisation to collaborate on specific tasks by sharing various types of media with one another. With social networking software, users involved in a specific project have a virtual shared workspace, allowing them to receive updates and news about meetings, events, and other information vital to their individual project roles. Internal social networking content can also be shared externally (in the form of articles, blogs, podcasts, and newsletters).

The benefits of social networking software

  • Improved collaboration between employees: By creating project-specific user groups, group members can easily share updates on projects, related media, and timelines for completion. Organising events and meetings using internal social networking software lets you distribute invitations and share meeting minutes with attendees. Employees have a platform to discuss projects through comments and live chat.
  • Team building: Just as traditional social networks allow users to feel connected regardless of physical location, social networking software allows employees to feel more socially attached to the rest of their organisation.

Typical features of social networking software

  • User profiles: Allows users to create profiles that contain basic information.
  • Group management: Gives managers the ability to edit policies for groups and specific members.
  • Activity and news feeds: Provides a continuous stream of updates as they occur in real time.
  • Event management: Provides users with information about upcoming events.
  • Real-time chat: Gives users the ability to chat to other members of their user groups.
  • Social media tagging: Allows users to mention or tag themselves and other users in posts and media uploaded to the platform.

The social networking software directory lets you filter by feature(s) to view only options that meet your business needs, which can help you narrow your software shortlist.

Considerations when purchasing social networking software

  • Data security: For many organisations, data security is of utmost importance. Businesses should carefully examine the social networking configuration schema to decide what specifically should be shared between certain users versus the company at large. Being that many enterprise social networking apps allow users and administrators to automate media sharing to external social media platforms, companies will have to set up strict policies for how this is automated and from which accounts.
  • Getting users involved: Most users already have experience with some form of social networking. Although this familiarity with social media concepts would seem to make it easier for employees to buy into a company's social network, the idea of adding yet another posting platform may overwhelm some users. Before you implement a social networking platform, consider not only how you bring users to the party, but also how you'll keep them there.
  • Teleworking is becoming increasingly popular: Since 2005, the number of workers spending at least half their time working from home has more than doubled. With more and more employers opting to decentralise their workforce, the need for digital collaboration platforms will become increasingly important as employers search for better ways to bring employees together.
  • Wearable computing technology will optimise business social networking: Considering that 54% of small and medium-sized businesses plan to adopt wearable technology over the next few years, many opportunities will arise within the business social media landscape to use this technology. By implementing wearable tech's video and data-capture features, users can be virtually present in any conversation even when physical limitations do not allow for it.