Tuenti is a Spanish Social Network. It was created in 2006. In Spain, it was more popular than Facebook between 2009 and 2012. Zaryn Dentzel, Félix Ruiz, Joaquín Ayuso and Kenny Bentley were its founders in 2006, but now, “Telefónica” is its main owner.
Tuenti is very similar to Facebook. This network has the same structure, it has the same parts and everybody can share their photos or speak with their friends online.
The main difference between Facebook and Tuenti is the age of their users. Facebook was created for pre-teenagers and teenagers (10-16 years). Everybody knows that the users of Facebook are normally older. Another difference of these two social networks is the number of users. Facebook is the world social network (It has approximately 1,19 million users around the world) and was translated into 70 different languages. On the other hand, the users of Tuenti are significantly less (approximately 1 million around the world). It has only ever been used in the Spanish-speaking world and was translated into 5 languages (Spanish, Galician, Catalan, English and French).
Nowadays, Tuenti is a profitable business in Spain, since it belongs to“Telefónica”, one of Spain´s most important companies and the country´s largest communications providers. Tuenti is also available as a mobile app through Tuenti Mobile and is still, after almost a decade, widely us;
In my opinion, one of the biggest advantages of Tuenti is it is simpler to use than Facebook, It is easier to understand. Facebook is more complex. Here is a video that demonstrates what Tuenti is