[ Web.Tools ]

Backup services

GameCopyWorld
Online backup site for legally-owned games

Blogging

Blogger
Blog publishing platform

Jaiku
Microblogging platform

LiveJournal
Blog-focused social networking community

Movable Type
Social publishing platform/CMS

Tumblr
Tumblelogging platform

Twitter
Microblogging platform

TypePad
Paid-for blogging platform, including features like moblogging, photo albums, multiple author support etc

WordPress.com
Blog publishing platform

WordPress.org
Blog publishing software

File conversion tools

FLV Online Converter
Converts embedded flash videos off places like youtube to more convenient formats

KeepVid
Download streamed videos

Zamzar
Free online file converter, currently a 100mb limit, links stay active for 24 hours

Folksonomy, social bookmarking & tagging

deli.icio.us
Social bookmarking service

digg
Technology (and other) news site with non-hierarchical editorial policy ranked by users

givealink.org
Non-commercial social bookmarking site

Last.fm
Music recommendation system (powered by scrobbler, which logs the music you play) and web radio

Ma.gnolia
Social bookmarking site

reddit.com
Social bookmarking site

StumbleUpon
Peer recommendation netowrk

Wikipedia: List of social bookmarking

General internet tools

DNS Stuff
DNS tools, WHOIS access etc

TinyURL
Makes really long URLs tiny

World Clock
The time in different time zones

Image hosting & sharing

Flickr
Picture storage, hosting, organisation, tagging & sharing resource

Fotolog
Photoblog site

Fotki
Social network based on picture and video sharing and hosting

Glowfoto
Photo sharing social network

ImageShack
Free image hosting site, with account facilities available

Mappr
“Interactive environment” based on geographically-tagged pictures on Flickr (currently US-focused)

MyPhotoAlbum
Photo sharing site

Photobucket
Picture/video sharing and hosting

Smugmug
Picture sharing site

Zooomr
Photo sharing site, “Flickr on steroids”

Image tools

Block Posters
Make big posters out of multiple A4 images

The Rasterbator
Creates large, rasterized multi-page PDFs from images you upload

Maps & mapping

Frappr
Social mapping

Google Earth
Satellite mapping and imagery

Google Maps
Basic mapping

Mappr
“Interactive environment” based on geographically-tagged pictures on Flickr (currently US-focused)

Multimap
Basic mapping

Online storage & file sharing

Box.net
Online storage and file sharing (1GB free, hosted forever)

DivShare
Online storage, sharing & hosting (unlimited, 200MB per file, hosted forever)

Easy-Share
Online storage, sharing & hosting (unlimited, 100MB per file, hosted 1 month after last DL)

MediaMax
Online storage and file sharing (25GB free, hosted forever) (formerly AMD MediaVault)

Megaupload
Online storage and file sharing (unlimited, 500MB per file, hosted 21/90 days after last DL)

SendThisFile
Online storage and file sharing (unlimited, speed throttled on free accounts)

senduit
Temporary online storage and file sharing (unlimited, 100MB per file, hosted up to 1 week)

Store & Serve
Online storage and file sharing (unlimited, 100MB/250MB per file, hosted 30 days after last DL/forever)

SHOUTfile
Online file sharing and popularity website (unlimited, 50MB per file, forever)

Vid Drop
Picture hosting & sharing (unlimited, 500KB/2MB per image, 20MB per ZIP, forever)

YouSendIt Lite
Online storage and file sharing (unlimited, 100MB per file, 7 days, bandwidth/DL limits)

zSHARE
Online storage and file sharing (unlimited, 100MB per file, hosted 60 days after last DL)

Podcasting, audio hosting & music

b00mb0x
Hosts your mixtapes and music compilations for free – based on a collaborative WordPress blog and self-uploading by FTP

Last.fm
Music recommendation system (powered by scrobbler, which logs the music you play) and web radio

Multiply
Social networking site with emphasis on free hosting for your audio, video, images and other files, plus messaging, blogging etc

Odeo
Podcast recording and sharing site

podOmatic
Podcast-based blogging & social networking site

SkreemR
Audio search site

Random fun stuff

artPad
Online doodle tool

Sharing & collaborating tools

Basecamp
Web-based project management application

Empressr
Rich media presentation tool, integrating photos, music, video and audio

Google Docs & Speadsheets
Online paperwork

Highrise
Web-based shared content management application

Scribd
Open library of documents

Social networks

Bebo
Social networking site, sort of like a prettier MySpace

Communities
Social networking site with forums, guestbook, messaging & other features

Facebook
Social networking site – the poshe, real name MySpace

Faceparty
Social networking site, with emphasis on pulling

Friends Reunited
Social networking site with clunky interface and emphasis on contacting people you never liked anyway

LiveJournal
Blog-focused social networking community

Multiply
Social networking site with emphasis on free hosting for your audio, video, images and other files, plus messaging, blogging etc

MySpace
Social networking site with forums, messaging and other facilities

OkCupid
Social networking site, with emphasis on dating, and surveys

Virb
Social networking site with lots of swishy content sharing features

WAYN (Where Are You Now)
Social network based around travelling

TV & film

IMDb (Internet Movie Database)
User-editable database of movies, TV shows, the people and organisations that make them. With forums, messaging, user-generated lists etc

IMFDb (Internet Movie Firearms Database)
Wiki database of guns in films

Joox
Online video aggregator (DivX)

KeepVid
Download streamed videos

OVGuide
Online Video Guide aggregates online video websites

TV Links
Online video aggregator

Videostored
Online video aggregator (DivX)

Video sharing & hosting

blip.tv
Video sharing site with RSS distribution and DL capability

Dailymotion
Video sharing site

Democracy
Open source internet TV and video RSS download/vlog/video podcast manager

Google Video
Video hosting/sharing site

iFilm
Video sharing site

LiveLeak
Video sharing site, with validation/points process

Metacafe
Video sharing site with DL capability

motiono
Video sharing site

Revver
Video sharing site with DL capability and video publishing platform

snotr
Video sharing site

Twango
Media sharing site

Vimeo
User-created video sharing site with DL capability

VMIX
Video sharing site

YouAreTV
Video sharing community with RSS distribution and social bookmarking

YouTube
Video sharing/blogging site

Wikipedia: Comparison of video services

Web desktops

Netvibes
Personalisable start page

Wikipedia: Comparison of web desktops

Web publishing

Joomla!
Open source content management system for publishing web content using MySQL database (includes RSS feeds, blogging, search functionality, printable page, polls etc)

Wikis, wiki software & user-edited databases

AboutUs
User-editable database of websites

Alfred Hitchcock Wiki
Excellent collaborative project covering the films of Hitch

iBookDB (Internet Book Database)
User-editable database of books, authors etc

IBList (Internet Book List)
User-editable database of books, authors etc

IMDb (Internet Movie Database)
User-editable database of movies, TV shows, the people and organisations that make them. With forums, messaging, user-generated lists etc

IMFDb (Internet Movie Firearms Database)
Wiki database of guns in films

IMSDb (Internet Movie Script Database)
User-editable database of movie scripts

Internet Book Database of Fiction
User-editable database of fiction books, authors etc

ISFDB (Internet Speculative Fiction Database)
User-editable database of speculative fiction-related books, authors etc

LOLCat Bible Translation Project
Teh Holeh Bibul in Kitty Pidgin!11!1

MediaWiki
Free wiki software

MoviePosterDB
User-editable database of movie posters

Muppet Wiki
Wiki about Muppets, Jim Henson, CTW etc

Tumblepedia
Wiki about tumblelogging and Tumblr

Wikia
Wiki community hub

Wikidot
Free wiki hosting

Wikileaks
Wiki for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis

Wikipedia
User-defined, edited & maintained encyclopaedia, based on collaborative authoring

Wookieepedia
Star Wars wiki

Wikipedia: List of wikis

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