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Social networking

Wikis > Social networking

A social networking service is an online service, platform, or site that focuses on facilitating the building of social networks or social relations among people who, for example, share interests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections. A social networking service consists of a representation of each user (often a profile), his/her social links, and a variety of additional services. Most social network services are web-based and provide means for users to interact over the Internet, such as email and instant messaging. Social networking sites allow users to share ideas, activities, events, and interests within their individual networks.

References:

Mashable. “Social Networking” Online: http://mashable.com/category/social-networking/ (Retrieved on May 29, 2014)

Rouse, Margaret. “Social Media.” WhatIs.com. Online: http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/social-media (Retrieved on August 8, 2014)

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