The idea of social networking as such has appeared before the creation of the Internet, then ideas become a reality, and users have available a variety of social networks. The first of these were created in the west. According comscore.com, traffic is the most popular in the world of social networking site MySpace, which has separate offices for visitors to Britain, France, Germany, Ireland, Australia and Japan, consistently higher traffic Postal Service Yahoo! For example, in November 2006 MySpace pages have been viewed 38.7 billion times, while the page Yahoo! - 38,1 billion from November 2004 to November 2005, the number of users on the network MySpace.com has increased in 5,5 times, in August 2006 doubled to 55.8 million people, and by the end of the year again doubled surpassed 130 million unique visitors. Such high growth rates are impressive also because MySpace.com was opened only in January 2004. According to analysts comscore Media Metrix, the phenomenal popularity of resources to build a social network continue to regard rasti.Chto Runet, the domestic counterparts of social networks are a relatively recent: in late 2005 launched a network of "My Circle", and in early 2006 opened up services Webby.ru, the world is small and the office of the 7 hands." According to one classifications of social networks can be divided into entertainment (vkontakte.ru), nostalgic (to help you find old friends and acquaintances - .ru), blogs and diaries, genealogical (for example, Ancestry.com), specializing in particular culture or religion (for example, MyChurch), as well as business social networking.