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Top Social Networking Sites That Pay You Money

Updated on March 23, 2016

Everybody loves social networking and everybody would like to earn money online. Even if it's not a proper salary, but rather a few dollars every month to pay for some treats, it's worth it. So, we join writing sites like HubPages, open a Zazzle store, and sometimes even take part in online paid surveys. But how about earning money from social networking sites? Here is a list of my favourite social networks that pay you money:

1. Bubblews

UPDATE: Bubblews stopped operating after scamming numerous people.

2. RedGage

RedGage is my absolute favourite. This website is unique in many ways, from the way it works to the way it pays. On RedGage you can earn by posting photos, blogs, videos, documents, and links. Payments are based on each user's rate per 1,000 views, which is typically around $0.65. The site editors also offer bonuses of $2-5 USD for content that they feature on the home page. The site pays by virtual VISA Debit card that becomes available as soon as a withdrawal request is made (the minimum payout is $25). This way RedGage can be truly international, as virtual VISA Debit cards are accepted in online stores all over the world. You can reach the payout really quickly, because there is a daily lottery you can enter to win $25.

But all these features are only a bonus to me. The really great thing about RedGage is the people you can meet there. It's an amazingly friendly and supportive community of talented people, be they great photographers, digital artists, writers, poets, or just great people.

3. Gather

Update: Gather stopped accepting new members for the time being. But keep an eye on the website, since they will definitely resume.

Gather is another great social website that pays for social networking. Like RedGage, Gather encourages you to socialize and share good quality content. You can share posts, photos, and videos. The more interesting the content, the more you earn. The Gather community is very friendly and there are lots of interesting people for you to meet there.

Gather uses an interesting payment system. Basically, you accumulate points for your activities, which can later be redeemed as gift vouchers (Amazon, Starbucks, and lots more), or converted to real money and paid via PayPal.

4. MyPage5

MyPage5 says that it's "the most financially rewarding social networking site in the world". And indeed, the rewards are very attractive: you get $5 for singing up, 4c for writing a blog post, 3c for uploading a video, and 1c for posting a comment on other people's content. The good thing is that comments need to be informative and stuff like "nice share" won't work - people that post shallow comments simply don't get paid. MyPage5 pays via PayPal and AlertPay, which is handy for users who live in countries where PayPal is not available. The minimum payout is $25.

These are my favourite social media sites that pay. Maybe there are other's but I haven't heard of them yet. If you know some other great sites where you can meet new people and earn money, let us know in your comments!

© 2011 Snurre


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      Robert 3 years ago

      Check out it has a raffle every 2 weeks that pays out to its members.

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      Twirl Me 4 years ago

      The Latest and Hottest Social Networking Site that Pays is . I hope to see you there

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      Snurre 5 years ago

      You're welcome!

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      Snurre 5 years ago

      Thanks for reading and commenting!

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      Staci Stathos 5 years ago from Charleston, SC

      This is a very helpful hub. Thank you.

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      Snurre 5 years ago

      @DBTVN If you click on the Zurker link in the article, you will be invited and will be able to join. As for Gather, well, they are working on implementing stronger security, just as they said. So there you go, you'll have to wait. Thanks for reading and commenting.

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      DBTVN 5 years ago

      don't bother gather come up with this when you try and join Your request was not successful.

      In order to protect the integrity of our community, Gather has suspended new user registrations until further notice.

      Existing registered users may continue to use their accounts to post original content and to communicate with other members of our community by signing in here. Non-registered users may also continue to access and read content from all across our site.

      However, you will not be able to comment on articles or send messages to other users if you don't already have an account.

      Gather has always been an open community, but people have recently started to take advantage of the platform, and spamming on the site has increased. Trusted members of the community will always be permitted to use our site as it was intended, but until we implement stronger security controls, we will not accept any new members.

      Zurker says this

      Zurker is currently in beta testing, and is not available to the general public without an invitation.

      mypage5 sign up page just froze when i try to sign up

      the one I've manged to join so far is redgage

      please view my youtube channel it's call DBTVN

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      Snurre 5 years ago

      @AudreyHowitt. Thank you. Actually, I'm not really on Gather because I'm not in the US. I checked it out and it was good, but not too good for someone living in Russia. Thanks for reading and commenting.

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      Sally Branche 5 years ago from Only In Texas!

      Well, I have to say, I just signed up for MyPage5, and it was kind of confusing, but I made two cents! ;D

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      I am still loving Redgage! I didn't know you were on Gather, but I will look for you there. I have not heard of mypage5 before but will check it out! Thank you so much!

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      Snurre 6 years ago

      Oh I see. But $18 is less than their payout, which is $25. So I guess you should have waited.

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      Ram Bansal 6 years ago from India

      I have been at Mypage5, and left them after accumulation of 18 USD in my account for their uncertainty in making the payment. the site has a close circuit of members who gain by bringing in new members.

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      Snurre 6 years ago

      Thank you! Glad you found this useful.

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      justmesuzanne 6 years ago from Texas

      Valuable and interesting information! Many thanks! Voted up and useful! :)

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      Barbara Radisavljevic 6 years ago from Templeton, CA

      I had never heard of mypage5. Maybe I'll check it out.

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      Snurre 6 years ago

      Thanks for your comments!

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      cebutouristspot 6 years ago from Cebu

      I will give mypage5 a try sometime today. Thanks for this information I really appreciate it.

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      truthfornow 6 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      Wow, I had never heard of any of these sites. I will check them out and give them a try. Thanks for the information.

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      anglnwu 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing this. I need to check MyPage5--have not heard of this until now. Sounds interesting.

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      Brett Caulton 6 years ago from Thailand

      Some great sites there! I love Redgage too, but think that I may just have to sign up to MyPage5 after reading your review.

      Thanks for SHARING.

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      Kenneth Avery 6 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama

      Wow, thanks so much for the comment. And FOLLOW, that means so much to me. You see. I am into making and keeping good friends. HubPages is a terrific place to write stories, share experiences, and make lasting friendships. And I need all the true friends I can get. Merry Christmas to you and yours. Moscow? Wow! Wish I were a world traveler--I would first go to Ireland, the home of my ancestors.

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      Snurre 6 years ago

      Kenneth, thank you for reading my hubs and following me. I am now following you back. Will read some of your hubs when I get the chance (work - grrr). Merry Christmas to you too! Cheers from Moscow, Russia.

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      Kenneth Avery 6 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama


      Hi, Snurre....Great read. Helpful and very informative. Voted up and away. I love your writing style very much. I am now following you. And if you want a good laugh, you are cordially invited to check my hubs and you are also invited to follow me. That would make me very happy. Merry Christmas. With highest regards, Kenneth Avery, from Hamilton, a small northwest Alabama town that reminds one of Mayberry, the little town on the Andy Griffith Show.

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      dipeshsharma 6 years ago from Delhi

      new content for me . Thanks for sharing

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      vicogon40 6 years ago

      i think i will sign up for an account with MyPage5, to try it out and see how it works. Thanks for sharing

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      Snurre 6 years ago

      Shelly, you are very welcome! Thanks for commenting.

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      Shelly Lange 6 years ago from Midwest

      Wow - thanks for the info. I haven't tried these sites before but I'll check them out.

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      Snurre 6 years ago

      Thanks for your comments, everyone!

      LucidDreams, that's true! Though, to be honest, these websites are not great from the link building perspective.

      agvulpes, yes, Gather is more US and Canada centred. I'm in Russia right now, so tell me about some sites not working. PayPal, for one! :)

      thoughtforce, RedGage is great. If you join via the link in the article, you'll automatically become my friend. See you on RedGage!

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      Christina Lornemark 6 years ago from Sweden

      Thanks for this great information! I havnt tried any of them yet but I will visit them and see. Redgage sounds like a great socialnetworking place, since the community is the most important! Voting up and useful,


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      SA Shameel 6 years ago from Bangalore

      i visited the three websites.

      amongst them mypage5 seems good. i will try to join it to see how it works.

      thanks for sharing the info dear.

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      BethanRose 6 years ago from South Wales

      Very intriguing, I think I'll try out MyPage5. Thanks for sharing this! Voted up and useful.

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      Peter 6 years ago from Australia

      Thanks for sharing these sites. I too like Redgage for the same reasons as yourself! Gather is a problem as last I heard they do not pay into Australia.

      I have not heard of MyPage5 but thanks to you I will go have a look see:-)

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      LucidDreams 6 years ago from St Petersburg, Florida

      Thanks for the update....It never hurts to stay on top of sites for backlinks and earning at the same time.