Do you know any social networking web sites for specific universities only?

For example hoccam dot com was a social networking web site for METU.


There are a number of universities that run social network sites based on Elgg. You can find some of them on the list here. Sites powered by Elgg

Others, such as the University of Mary Washington and University of Lincoln are using Buddypress.

Saint Augustine's College uses Ning and Arizona State has a network called Is Talking


You didn't specify if price was an option, so you could try Ning

  • I'm not looking for a software. – ilhan Dec 1 '10 at 15:02
  • It's not software. It's a hosted site. You create your own social network and they host it using their own software. – Piers Karsenbarg Dec 1 '10 at 16:07
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    The OP is looking for examples what Facebook was before it went public: closed university-specific social networking sites ("web sites for specific universities only") I imagine... – msanford Dec 1 '10 at 20:38
  • Can you not create a network in Ning and then lock it down? – Piers Karsenbarg Dec 2 '10 at 9:09


it's a Social Network like-Facebook - there is a FREE package, but also some of them are paid. Depending on what you want / need.


You could take a look at BuddyPress (a wordpress plugin), you could either install it in your host or use a web host (there aren't many, but there's BuddyGrid)

  • I'm not looking for a software. – ilhan Dec 1 '10 at 15:03

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