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Social networks

A social networking site is an online community where peopel are linked together using their personl information. 

Functions of a social networking sites are:

  • Allow users to have an online presence 
  • Links users with others using personal information 
  • Allows users to stay in touch with other people 
  • Allows users to stay in touch with others 

Target auidence

Different social networking sites are aimed at different groups of people, for example:

  • Linedin- is aimed at business peopel with advice given by industry experts
  • Bebo- is aimed at younger teens with areas for gaming and music videos

Advantage of social networking

  • Easy for everyone to create a personal page
  • Easy way to keep in contact with people 
  • Easy to make new friends with similar people 
  • You can post interesting things about yourself 

Disadvantages of social networking 

  • People can watse a lot of time
  • Loss of privacy 
  • Online bullying 
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Social networks

  • Easy to make new friends with similar people 
  • You can post interesting things about yourself 

Disadvantages of social networking 

  • People can watse a lot of time
  • Loss of privacy 
  • Online bullying 
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