The Community Builder (CB) suite extends the Joomla! user management system, and allows you to use Joomla! to build a customizable social networking Web site. Its key features are extra fields in a profile, enhanced registration workflows, user lists, connection paths between users (friends), administrator-defined tabs and user profiles, image upload, front-end workflow management, and integration with other components, like PMS, Newsletter, Forum, and Galleries. Many plugins are available for adding more features. CB is compatible with all versions of Joomla! 1.5 native, Joomla! 1.0.x native, and Mambo 4.5.2-4.6.5. CB allows multi-criteria user searches, full field controls of core fields, AJAX email and username checkers, image and integer fields, custom validations, and many more features.
ConcourseConnect is a social networking platform. You can build social networking sites including corporate intranets, business community add-on sites, enthusiast sites, business or product directory sites (like a chamber of commerce or yellow pages), or even stand-alone Web sites. Features include a full range of Web 2.0 tools: ratings, reviews, wiki, blog, comments, discussion forums, an ideas engine, and more. Users begin by creating a rich profile and joining groups. It is perfect for internal collaboration or as a customer feedback forum. The portal framework allows developers to plug in custom portlets and themes.
Cysphere is an integrated social networking server for smaller virtual communities. It provides a private mailbox, public and private discussion forums, and simple file sharing, and makes it as simple as possible for users to communicate over the Web in a secure way. It includes an embedded Web server and SQL database and requires no installation or maintenance.
NetworX Non-Profits is scalable software that allows non-profit organizations to create their own branded Web site for building an online community with the the organization's donors, volunteers, and foundations. This Web site includes features for collecting donations, sending messages to registered email addresses, managing membership and volunteers, managing programs and resources, displaying a calendar of upcoming events, collecting registrations for events, letting visitors search for events, and analyzing statistics about donations, programs, and visitors.
Scalaffinity is a library providing core functionality for any social networking Web site based on ratings and recommendations. In other words, it is a generic collective intelligence library. Examples of such sites are Anobii, Rate Your Music, and Filmaffinity. It is designed to act as an out-of-the-box model for such Web applications. Nevertheless, Scalaffinity is fully customizable, extensible, and scalable. It incorporates lessons learned while reading "Collective Intelligence in Action" by Satnam Alag.
StatusNet Desktop is a dedicated multi-platform client for connecting to StatusNet messaging servers (requires a server running 0.9.3 or later). The client can connect to multiple StatusNet sites to read and post updates, including secure and private installations. Home, public, individual, and group timelines can be read and posted to, as well as direct user-to-user messages and keyword searching of the public notice stream. Support for StatusNet-specific features such as user groups is explicitly included, where these are usually not supported by generic Twitter-API clients.
So called "me" links are a way to connect your different social network profile pages together so that services like Google's Social Graph will identify them as belonging to the same person. Adding "me" links from your blog to all your profile pages makes your blog a well connected hub in your piece of the 'net. melinks is a PyBlosxom plugin that adds a $melinks template variable.