WordPress is no longer restricted to being a plain blogging platform, rather it has been loaded with easy-to-install plugins that can allow you to convert your traditional WP website into a feature-rich social media network. If you're the one who's been thinking about this, then you've landed on the right post. Here, I'll be focusing on BuddyPress- a renowned WordPress plugin that allows you to add user profiles, groups, private messaging and many such exciting social networking features into your website.
There has been a constant rise in the demand for social networking websites - where people can connect and interact with other people. In fact, most of the people have already associated their website with social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and others to meet the growing demand for creating a presence on social networks. But, you may need to join a social community website with a smaller community, perhaps one that doesn't require a massive user base.