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Borrowing from the categories on Brian Solis’ Conversation Prism, these are the common “categories” you’ll find in social media along with some examples of applications. Please feel free to make suggestions in the comments & I’ll update this list accordingly. You can also find a delightfully overwhelming list of Web 2.0 applications at Go2Web20.net.

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Comment & Reputation:

Disqus, CoComment, SezWho, BackType

Crowdsourced Content:

Newsvine, Digg, Mixx, Reddit

Blog Platforms:

WordPress, Blogger, Typepad, Moveable Type

Blogs/Conversations:

Technorati, Ask, SocialMedian, BuzzLogic, Radian6

Blog Communities:

Bloglines, Blogged, MyBlogLog, BlogHer

Micromedia:

Twitter, Tumblr, Utterz, Identi.ca, Plurk

Lifestreams:

SocialThing, Swurl, Lifestream.fm, Friendfeed

Twitter:

Tweetdeck, Twitpic, GroupTweet, BubbleTweet, Tweet3

SMS/Voice:

Jott, Remember the Milk, Pinger, Reqall

Social Networks:

MySpace, Facebook, Bebo, Hi5, Orkut

Niche Networks:

Ning, Plaxo, LinkedIn, Crowdvine

Customer Service Networks:

Yelp, Yahoo!Groups, Google Groups, Qapacity

Location:

TripIt, BrightKite, Dopplr

Video:

YouTube, VodPod, Viddler, Metacafe, Vimeo, DoGooderTv, Seesmic

Video Aggregation:

Magnify, Panjea, Gotuit

Documents:

Scribd, Docstoc, Issuu, ThinkFree, YuduFreedom

Events:

Socializr, Upcoming, Involver

Music:

Pandora, Last.fm, Odeo

Wiki:

Twiki, Wetpaint, PBWiki

Livecasting (Audio & Video):

BlogTalkRadio, Qik, Ustream, kyte

Pictures:

Flickr, Zoomr, SmugMug, Picnik, Photobucket

Social Bookmarks:

Delicious, Magnolia, Diigo, StumbleUpon, Kazivu

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