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social network

an interconnected group of cooperating significant others, who may or may not be related, with whom a person interacts.

social network

A group of individuals linked by behaviors (e.g., drug abuse), diseases (e.g., a cancer support group), hobbies or lifestyles (e.g., participation in sports or online friendships), family ties, or professions (e.g., nursing).
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The top social networks that the largest percentages of employees use are Facebook (95%), Twitter (43%), Google+ (37%), LinkedIn (37%), Pinterest (23%), MySpace (21%), and a personal blog (14%).
Greater Facebook use was associated with a higher body-mass index, increased binge eating, a lower credit score, and higher levels of credit card debt for consumers with many close friends in their social network.
Finally, many social network users are not knowledgeable enough to differentiate between real and malicious entities.
Social network analysis is a methodology used to analyze the relationships, ties, and communication occurring between actors by determining who has relationships with whom (Valente, 1995).
Readers interested in a brief introduction to network concepts are invited to read Social Network Analysis (Scott, 1991) or Introducing Social Networks (Degenne and Forse, 1994).
Such characters have developed, totally unplanned, in existing social network software, and can become among the most popular "persons" in the system -- showing the need for this kind of device.
In this Blue Paper and podcast, we look at ways to take those connections to the next level, using social network analysis and data to help your business.
One in every eight people leaving a social network visits another one immediately after," the BBC quoted Robin Goad, Experian Hitwise's Research Director, as saying.
This new social network was developed under the name "Devastator" due to the devastating impact it will have on all existing social networks in both the number of users and earnings it is projected to generate.
2 times as susceptible as those with the broadest social network.
Facebook accounted for three-quarters of global social network ad spend in 2014, while Twitter accounted for 8%.