- n. The interaction between a group of people who share a common interest.
- n. Using social contacts to network.
- n. Internet, business The use of Internet communities to network and communicate using shared interests, related skills, or geographical location between consumers and businesses.
- n. A web interface that allows users to post ideas and interact. Groups and relationships of complete strangers may be formed by various means such as interests or mutual friends.
“To its captive audience of kids in classrooms and on school buses via similar BusRadio programs, Channel One ads promoted violent and/or sexually provocative movies and TV shows, online social networking sites, the U.S. Army/Navy/Marine Corps, and, before opponents prevailed in 2007, junk food.71”
“It included a social networking area called “Mommy+Me,” a forum where McCarthy would answer readers’ questions, and an e-commerce section that offered tank tops and baby doll tees for sale alongside one-year subscriptions to something called a “Prayer Wheel”; the services of McCarthy’s sister, Jo Jo, a “celebrity makeup artist”; and Quantum Radiance Treatment by McCarthy’s friend Nicole Pigeault.”
“Confuse BYB with talk radio, your blog or your social networking web site of choice.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘social networking’.
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No. Just no.
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Looking for tweets for social networking.