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Unformatted text preview: BUSCOM201 D IRECT-MESSAGE M E MO ASSIGNMENT – 50 PO INTS Social Networking Overview Social networking is the practice of expanding one’s contacts. In business social networking is used to expand business or social contacts by making connections through individuals. While social networking applies to face-to-face interactions, the activity has more recently applied and exploited online or in I nternet- or mobile-device-based social spaces. Social networking services are designed to facilitate communication, collaboration and content sharing across networks of contacts allowing users to manage, build and represent their social networks online. Procedurally, users join one of the social networking sites and invite people they know to join. Those people can then invite their contacts to join, who in turn invite their contacts to join, and the process repeats for each person. Web sites dedicated to social networking include wiki’s, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn....
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2011 for the course BUS COM 201 taught by Professor Kleiman during the Spring '11 term at Boise State.
- Spring '11