virtualcomm2 - Sarah Lewis 11-15-07 Are Virtual Communities...

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Sarah Lewis 11-15-07 Are Virtual Communities Changing Us? The term community can usually be used to describe a group of individuals who have the same interests, values, and commonness. Everyone is usually part of a community, even when they are very young. Infants encounter first their immediate family, then extended family, and then local community (such as school and work). Communities can range from whole cities, to college campuses and even online communities. They are usually very close-knit and sometimes give each other support, comfort and belonging. There are many different types of communities, including ones of location, need or identity, and community organizations. I don’t believe social networking sites have changed the way we interact with each other in real life very much. I actually think they have helped a great deal of people socially and professionally. Online-social networking sites make it easier for most people to meet other new people that they probably wouldn’t have ever met. They can help very
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