"LiveJournal is a community publishing platform, willfully blurring the lines between blogging and social networking. Since 1999 LiveJournal has been home to a wide array of creative individuals looking to share common interests, meet new friends, and express themselves."
"MakeRetro.com is a website where you can apply different old school effects on your photos. Without any software downloads or Photoshop plugins, you can make your photos look really cool, with effects like Lomo, Diana and Holda."
"Founded in 2005, Mashable is the top source for news in social and digital media, technology and web culture. With more than 40 million monthly pageviews, Mashable is the most prolific news site reporting breaking web news, providing analysis of trends, reviewing new websites and services, and offering social media resources and guides."
"Minigroup is a completely private platform that lets you share the right stuff with the right people, without intrusion from strangers, friends-of-friends, or search engines, all from a single account. Use custom identities to share appropriate personal information with various groups."
"Myoats is a community where people create designs using an online drawing application. These designs can be rated, downloaded, and archived. The Most Liked designs are rewarded by being featured on the home page."
OpenOffice.org offers downloadable programs which include word processing, spreadsheet creation, presentation creation, and drawing features. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute.