English, English, English: some of you may say that everything is in English... To that, I would say Yes... and No!
Yes... and it is for good!
First, most of the networking websites were created in the US (West Coast). Then, using one language enables all the members to share and to increase their visibility.
In terms of Business Models, based on the number of users you can reach, it is also more powerful.
No... you can find national alternatives!
This touch the topic of vertical sites opposed to generalist. By language falls in a way in that category.
Networking sites are blossoming, with various business models and coverage: vertical and specialized in a specific industry (such as wiwh or Bankclub) or in a specific language (Viaduc).
There is also hybrids such as openBC which take into accounts a dozen languages.
So, language shouldn't be a barrier, and I am confident you could find a site adapted to your needs and your demands!
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