/>
X

Join or Sign In

Register for your free ZDNet membership or if you are already a member, sign in using your preferred method below.

Use your email Use Linkedin Use Facebook

25+ social networking apps for iPhone and iPod touch

Social networking applications for the iPhone and iPod touch, available from iTunes and the App Store.

|
steve-ohear.jpg
|
Topic: Hardware
210234.png
1 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet
iPhone and iPod touch version of AOL's Instant Messaging client.
Features include:
Send and receive messages over WiFi, EDGE, or 3G networks
Connect to anyone on the AIM network worldwide, whether they're on AOL, AIM, ICQ, .mac or MobileMe
Manage your Buddy List feature, choose Favorites, or add a new buddy anytime. Your changes are automatically synced with iChat and Windows or Mac
View expressions and update status
See who's available before you contact them
Send IMs and SMS text messages - even from an iPod touch
Take pictures with the built-in camera to use as your buddy icon
210235.png
2 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

iPhone and iPod touch version of AOL's Instant Messaging client.

210236.png
3 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

iPhone and iPod touch version of AOL's Instant Messaging client.

210237.png
4 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

iPhone and iPod touch version of AOL's Instant Messaging client.

210238.png
5 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

iPhone and iPod touch version of AOL's Instant Messaging client.

210239.png
6 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet
Simply take a photo with your iPhone, add a personal comment and upload. Your friends can comment or respond to a photo too.
Invite friends and family to view your experiences
Select and highlight your personal favorite experiences
Comment feature for your experiences and for other PhotoShare users
Establish privacy settings
210240.png
7 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Simply take a photo with your iPhone, add a personal comment and upload. Your friends can comment or respond to a photo too.

210241.png
8 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet
Use Eventful to find local events, see what's on at your favorite venues and know which performers are coming soon. You can also track what your friends are interested in doing and share your favorites with them.
Get email alerts tailored to your interests
Demand your favorite performers to come to town
Participate in our community of 6 million event-aholics
Use the iPhone and iPod touch's location-awareness to locate events near you
210242.png
9 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Exposure puts Flickr in your pocket. Get access to your Photos, Photosets, Tags and Contacts in one place, share photos and use location features of iPhone to find photos on Flickr that were taken near you.

210243.png
10 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Exposure puts Flickr in your pocket. Get access to your Photos, Photosets, Tags and Contacts in one place, share photos and use location features of iPhone to find photos on Flickr that were taken near you.

210244.png
11 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Exposure puts Flickr in your pocket. Get access to your Photos, Photosets, Tags and Contacts in one place, share photos and use location features of iPhone to find photos on Flickr that were taken near you.

210245.png
12 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Exposure puts Flickr in your pocket. Get access to your Photos, Photosets, Tags and Contacts in one place, share photos and use location features of iPhone to find photos on Flickr that were taken near you.

210246.png
13 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Exposure puts Flickr in your pocket. Get access to your Photos, Photosets, Tags and Contacts in one place, share photos and use location features of iPhone to find photos on Flickr that were taken near you.

210247.png
14 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Facebook for the iPhone makes it easy to stay connected and share information with friends. Use your iPhone to start a conversation with Facebook Chat, check your friends' latest photos and status updates, look up a phone number, or upload your own mobile photos to Facebook while on the go.

210248.png
15 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Attach conversations to the places you go and the things you see! As soon as you open Graffitio, it looks around you for Walls created by other users at restaurants, bars, stores, parks, events, or anywhere else you could imagine. Read what other people have to say, and leave your own thoughts behind for others to find later.

210249.png
16 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Attach conversations to the places you go and the things you see! As soon as you open Graffitio, it looks around you for Walls created by other users at restaurants, bars, stores, parks, events, or anywhere else you could imagine. Read what other people have to say, and leave your own thoughts behind for others to find later.

210250.png
17 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Share life as it happens with Kyte Producer. Use your iPhone to instantly share photos and slideshows with friends on MySpace, Facebook or any website, blog or mobile phone. Instantly broadcast pictures as you take them, or create slideshows from your iPhone's picture gallery. You can even chat with your audience in real-time.

210251.png
18 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Share life as it happens with Kyte Producer. Use your iPhone to instantly share photos and slideshows with friends on MySpace, Facebook or any website, blog or mobile phone. Instantly broadcast pictures as you take them, or create slideshows from your iPhone's picture gallery. You can even chat with your audience in real-time.

210252.png
19 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet
Limbo is a mobile social network. Stay current with what people are doing, who they're with and where.
Know which friends are nearby - search by activity, distance or friendship level
Find the hottest Restaurants, Bars or Shops
Group chat with anyone, on any mobile phone or network without text messaging costs
Have total control with custom privacy settings
Limbo works on any phone
210253.png
20 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Limbo is a mobile social network. Stay current with what people are doing, who they're with and where.

210254.png
21 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Limbo is a mobile social network. Stay current with what people are doing, who they're with and where.

210255.png
22 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Limbo is a mobile social network. Stay current with what people are doing, who they're with and where.

210256.png
23 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Limbo is a mobile social network. Stay current with what people are doing, who they're with and where.

210257.png
24 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Loopt uses location technology to connect you to the world around you. Pinch, tap and drag an interactive map to find where your friends are and what they're doing. Connect on the fly and instantly share photos and comments with all your friends and communities like Facebook and Twitter. Discover and explore nearby places and events recommended by friends and popular local services like Yelp and Eventful.

210258.png
25 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Loopt uses location technology to connect you to the world around you. Pinch, tap and drag an interactive map to find where your friends are and what they're doing. Connect on the fly and instantly share photos and comments with all your friends and communities like Facebook and Twitter. Discover and explore nearby places and events recommended by friends and popular local services like Yelp and Eventful.

210259.png
26 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Loopt uses location technology to connect you to the world around you. Pinch, tap and drag an interactive map to find where your friends are and what they're doing. Connect on the fly and instantly share photos and comments with all your friends and communities like Facebook and Twitter. Discover and explore nearby places and events recommended by friends and popular local services like Yelp and Eventful.

210260.png
27 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Loopt uses location technology to connect you to the world around you. Pinch, tap and drag an interactive map to find where your friends are and what they're doing. Connect on the fly and instantly share photos and comments with all your friends and communities like Facebook and Twitter. Discover and explore nearby places and events recommended by friends and popular local services like Yelp and Eventful.

210261.png
28 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Loopt uses location technology to connect you to the world around you. Pinch, tap and drag an interactive map to find where your friends are and what they're doing. Connect on the fly and instantly share photos and comments with all your friends and communities like Facebook and Twitter. Discover and explore nearby places and events recommended by friends and popular local services like Yelp and Eventful.

210262.png
29 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

If you love MySpace, you're really going to love MySpace Mobile for iPhone. Simply download the free application to stay connected with your friends... anytime, anyplace.

210263.png
30 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

If you love MySpace, you're really going to love MySpace Mobile for iPhone. Simply download the free application to stay connected with your friends... anytime, anyplace.

210264.png
31 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

If you love MySpace, you're really going to love MySpace Mobile for iPhone. Simply download the free application to stay connected with your friends... anytime, anyplace.

210266.png
32 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

NetSketch is the first collaborative drawing app for the iPhone and iPod touch. It allows you to draw on the screen using a full range of colors and brush sizes. You can share drawings wirelessly, and other NetSketch users can contribute to your work. As you draw, everyone's changes are reflected in realtime.

210267.png
33 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

NetSketch is the first collaborative drawing app for the iPhone and iPod touch. It allows you to draw on the screen using a full range of colors and brush sizes. You can share drawings wirelessly, and other NetSketch users can contribute to your work. As you draw, everyone's changes are reflected in realtime.

210268.png
34 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

NetSketch is the first collaborative drawing app for the iPhone and iPod touch. It allows you to draw on the screen using a full range of colors and brush sizes. You can share drawings wirelessly, and other NetSketch users can contribute to your work. As you draw, everyone's changes are reflected in realtime.

210269.png
35 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

NetSketch is the first collaborative drawing app for the iPhone and iPod touch. It allows you to draw on the screen using a full range of colors and brush sizes. You can share drawings wirelessly, and other NetSketch users can contribute to your work. As you draw, everyone's changes are reflected in realtime.

210270.png
36 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

NetSketch is the first collaborative drawing app for the iPhone and iPod touch. It allows you to draw on the screen using a full range of colors and brush sizes. You can share drawings wirelessly, and other NetSketch users can contribute to your work. As you draw, everyone's changes are reflected in realtime.

210271.png
37 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet
The Phanfare iPhone camera application allows users to take pictures on an iPhone and upload them to their Phanfare account.
210272.png
38 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Official Pownce client for iPhone and iPod touch. Send messages, files, links, events, and replies.

210273.png
39 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Turn your iPhone into a social networking machine and stay connected with your favorite sites like Flickr, Facebook, Blogger, Twitter, Phorobucket, Typepad and more!

210274.png
40 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Turn your iPhone into a social networking machine and stay connected with your favorite sites like Flickr, Facebook, Blogger, Twitter, Phorobucket, Typepad and more!

210275.png
41 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Turn your iPhone into a social networking machine and stay connected with your favorite sites like Flickr, Facebook, Blogger, Twitter, Phorobucket, Typepad and more!

210276.png
42 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Turn your iPhone into a social networking machine and stay connected with your favorite sites like Flickr, Facebook, Blogger, Twitter, Phorobucket, Typepad and more!

210277.png
43 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Turn your iPhone into a social networking machine and stay connected with your favorite sites like Flickr, Facebook, Blogger, Twitter, Phorobucket, Typepad and more!

210278.png
44 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

If you're in a loud room or you just wanna super-chic way of saying "Hey" to that stranger across the room, why not use your iPhone? You write your message and watch heads turn to see your message scrolling across your iPhone in large text like a marquee.

210279.png
45 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

If you're in a loud room or you just wanna super-chic way of saying "Hey" to that stranger across the room, why not use your iPhone? You write your message and watch heads turn to see your message scrolling across your iPhone in large text like a marquee.

210280.png
46 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

If you're in a loud room or you just wanna super-chic way of saying "Hey" to that stranger across the room, why not use your iPhone? You write your message and watch heads turn to see your message scrolling across your iPhone in large text like a marquee.

210281.png
47 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

SmugShot adds photos as you shoot them to your SmugMug galleries. They're fully geotagged so your fans can see your beautiful self on maps.

210282.png
48 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

SmugShot adds photos as you shoot them to your SmugMug galleries. They're fully geotagged so your fans can see your beautiful self on maps.

210283.png
49 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

SmugShot adds photos as you shoot them to your SmugMug galleries. They're fully geotagged so your fans can see your beautiful self on maps.

210284.png
50 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

SmugShot adds photos as you shoot them to your SmugMug galleries. They're fully geotagged so your fans can see your beautiful self on maps.

210285.png
51 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

SmugShot adds photos as you shoot them to your SmugMug galleries. They're fully geotagged so your fans can see your beautiful self on maps.

210286.png
52 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Share and view photos on your iPhone or iPod touch. Location and mapping features show you what's going on around you right now, and your personal photo stream gives you instant access to your friends' photos, favorites and comments.

210287.png
53 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Share and view photos on your iPhone or iPod touch. Location and mapping features show you what's going on around you right now, and your personal photo stream gives you instant access to your friends' photos, favorites and comments.

210288.png
54 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Share and view photos on your iPhone or iPod touch. Location and mapping features show you what's going on around you right now, and your personal photo stream gives you instant access to your friends' photos, favorites and comments.

210289.png
55 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Share and view photos on your iPhone or iPod touch. Location and mapping features show you what's going on around you right now, and your personal photo stream gives you instant access to your friends' photos, favorites and comments.

210290.png
56 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Share and view photos on your iPhone or iPod touch. Location and mapping features show you what's going on around you right now, and your personal photo stream gives you instant access to your friends' photos, favorites and comments.

210291.png
57 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Create and share electronic postcards instantly from your iPhone.

210292.png
58 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Create and share electronic postcards instantly from your iPhone.

210293.png
59 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Twittelator is a twitter client with a twist. In a sticky situation? Twittelator can notify your friends of the need for help, and will give them a map and picture to help find you.

210294.png
60 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Twittelator is a twitter client with a twist. In a sticky situation? Twittelator can notify your friends of the need for help, and will give them a map and picture to help find you.

210295.png
61 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Twittelator is a twitter client with a twist. In a sticky situation? Twittelator can notify your friends of the need for help, and will give them a map and picture to help find you.

210296.png
62 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Twittelator is a twitter client with a twist. In a sticky situation? Twittelator can notify your friends of the need for help, and will give them a map and picture to help find you.

210297.png
63 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Twittelator is a twitter client with a twist. In a sticky situation? Twittelator can notify your friends of the need for help, and will give them a map and picture to help find you.

210298.png
64 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet
A fun application that let's you read and publish posts (called "tweets") on the Twitter social network. Free version will periodically show an advertisement from The Deck.
Displays posts, replies and direct messages
Post messages, photos and location updates
Mini-browser for showing links
Easy access to user profiles
210299.png
65 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

A fun application that let's you read and publish posts (called "tweets") on the Twitter social network. Free version will periodically show an advertisement from The Deck.

210300.png
66 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

A fun application that let's you read and publish posts (called "tweets") on the Twitter social network. Free version will periodically show an advertisement from The Deck.

210301.png
67 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

A fun application that let's you read and publish posts (called "tweets") on the Twitter social network. Free version will periodically show an advertisement from The Deck.

210303.png
68 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet
Update your blog and share pictures with the world from wherever you are with TypePad. Built to connect with the TypePad blogging service, TypePad for iPhone and iPod touch enables you to...
Write new posts for your blog in just a few seconds
Post photos to your blog from your iPhone's camera or photo albums
Alert your friends when you post to your blog by automatically updating Twitter
210304.png
69 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet
WHERE is a location-based application that helps you connect with the people, places and things around you. Easily find:
the hottest restaurants
the nearest Starbucks
the cheapest gas nearby
which concerts are in town
where your friends are
210305.png
70 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

WHERE is a location-based application that helps you connect with the people, places and things around you.

210306.png
71 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

WHERE is a location-based application that helps you connect with the people, places and things around you.

210307.png
72 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

WHERE is a location-based application that helps you connect with the people, places and things around you.

210308.png
73 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet
Whrrl lets your friends light up your map based on the places they go in the real world - you can zero in on what they are up to right now, and their past visits and ratings highlight cool places for you to go.
With Whrrl, you can:
Share your current location and see where your friends are and what they're doing
See cool places to check out based on the places your friends visit/rate and Whrrl's powerful recommendation technology
Remember places you want to try and show them on the map at any time
Filter down to specific kinds of places with a couple of touches e.g. restaurants that your friends like with outdoor seating that have happy hour now
210309.png
74 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Whrrl lets your friends light up your map based on the places they go in the real world - you can zero in on what they are up to right now, and their past visits and ratings highlight cool places for you to go.

210310.png
75 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Whrrl lets your friends light up your map based on the places they go in the real world - you can zero in on what they are up to right now, and their past visits and ratings highlight cool places for you to go.

210311.png
76 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Whrrl lets your friends light up your map based on the places they go in the real world - you can zero in on what they are up to right now, and their past visits and ratings highlight cool places for you to go.

210312.png
77 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

Whrrl lets your friends light up your map based on the places they go in the real world - you can zero in on what they are up to right now, and their past visits and ratings highlight cool places for you to go.

210313.png
78 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

iview is an application for seeing and re-blogging photos in your Tumblr dashboard with no-overhead. You can also see FFFFound images with iview.

210314.png
79 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

A whole new way yo bring hi-res social video to your iPhone. Go beyond basic viewing and truly interact with friends, family, colleagues about your videos.

210318.png
80 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

A whole new way yo bring hi-res social video to your iPhone. Go beyond basic viewing and truly interact with friends, family, colleagues about your videos.

210319.png
81 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet
zintin changes the way you share your experiences with people around you:
See who's around you.
Share pictures through your media wall.
Post on your friends' walls.
Check out what people nearby are sharing.
Exchange contact info at the press of a button.
210320.png
82 of 82 Steve O'Hear/ZDNet

zintin changes the way you share your experiences with people around you.

Related Galleries

First look: 16-inch M1 Pro MacBook Pro
It's here!

Related Galleries

First look: 16-inch M1 Pro MacBook Pro

Apple Watch Series 7: Unboxing and first impressions
Hello QWERTY keyboard

Related Galleries

Apple Watch Series 7: Unboxing and first impressions

First look at the YubiKey Bio
YubiKey Bio

Related Galleries

First look at the YubiKey Bio

Anker 20W Nano Pro charger (Anker 511 Charger)
Anker Nano Pro

Related Galleries

Anker 20W Nano Pro charger (Anker 511 Charger)

First Look: New Surface PCs include Android-based Duo 2 [in pictures]
thumbnail-72371d1d9eb043bcb3986b87c5b47dc7.jpg

Related Galleries

First Look: New Surface PCs include Android-based Duo 2 [in pictures]

Next-generation Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kindle Paperwhite Kids

Related Galleries

Next-generation Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

First look: iPhone 13 Apple event [in pictures]
california-streaming-2.jpg

Related Galleries

First look: iPhone 13 Apple event [in pictures]