My Social Passport My Social Passport (MSP) is a free site that allows you to search for and chat with people online that you're interested in learning more about.
You can use it as a way to connect with people in other cities (such as when you're traveling or have moved), or can search for people near you or those interested in the same subjects (bands, hobbies, etc.) in order to find out more about them and eventually build an off-line friendship.
Yelp also encourages members to invite their friends, and has an easy link that will send your friend a message asking them to join you on the site.
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Occasionally a group within Meetup may ask for a nominal fee ( and under) to help offset the setup cost, but that varies individually by group. Yelp Yelp is a city guide with links to many popular cities throughout the United States, Canada, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, and more.
Meetup Meetup offers ways for people to locate a group in their area, or start their own.
The site boasts that over "2,000 groups get together in local communities each day." There is a wide variety of different groups available, such as: The site gets over six million visitors per month, and is free to join.
You can search lists for events and tips on all areas of sports (baseball, football, running, etc.), and connect with others either on the forums or at the event itself.
You can also find other workout activities in your area, instructors, and even training plans.
Daily Mile Whether you walk for exercise or train for marathons, Daily Mile can connect you with friends or acquaintances you might know in the real world, or it can introduce you to new people through their community forums.Forums discuss routes, challenges, events, and more.