Communication iconCommunication and networking websites are among the most visited across the internet. These communication tools will be helpful for you to engage with friends and even make new ones while on the internet.


Social Networking


Facebook: With over 1 billion users, Facebook is world’s largest social networking website and is available in 37 different languages. After registering on the website, users can create a personal profile, add other users as friends, exchange messages, photos post status updates and through groups allows members who have common interests to find each other and interact.


YouTube: YouTube is a free video sharing site where users can upload, view and share videos. It hosts relevant, useful content that can be leveraged for online learning.


Twitter: A free social messaging tool that lets people stay connected through brief text message updates up to 140 characters in length.




Gmail: Gmail is a free email service provided by Google.


Yahoo Mail: A free, Web-based e-mail service from Yahoo. The service also includes Yahoo Messenger, which alerts you if you have mail and also provides voice chat.


Audio / Video Conferencing


Skype: Skype is an internet voice service provider that offers free calling between computers and low-cost calling to regular telephones that aren't connected to the Internet.


Google-Hangouts: An instant messaging service from Google that provides both text and voice communication.


PalTalk: Paltalk is a video group chat service that enables users to communicate via video, internet chat and voice communication.


Postal and Telecom


ePost: Through ePOST people can send their messages to any address in India through electronic transmission and a physical delivery of that message is made through a network of more than 1,55,000 Post Offices. ePOST sends messages as a soft copy through internet and at the destination it is delivered to the addressee in the form of hard copy.


BSNL: The BSNL website can be used to pay landline, broadband and mobile phone bills online. It has a state-wise telephone directory which can be used to look for phone numbers of BSNL customers.