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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 training course covers a number of themes, such as the importance of social networks, the reasons for their use, the criteria for selecting the platform, managing content on the social networks, and criteria for monitoring individual and organizational use of these networks.
Certainly it is nice to have friends, even virtual ones, and social networks seem to have reached the point of "critical mass" and are here to stay, at least until a new innovative use of the Web evolves.
Arnold predicts that the number of enterprise social network users will reach 535 million in 2018.
A November 2013 presentation by The Infographic Show reported that 67% of people use social networks when they are supposed to be working.
6 -- By the end of 2015, 50 percent of new retail customer identities will be based on social network identities, up from less than 5 percent today, according to Gartner, Inc.
Using online social networks can have a positive effect on self-esteem and well-being.
Social networks hold a plethora of personal information on the users that form the network.
Our social media strategy should drive the social networks on which we become active because it will identify the colleagues, customers, and potential clients with whom we want to communicate.
Google+ will be pitted against other major social networks such as MySpace, LinkedIn, and Twitter as it looks to climb its way to the top.
It is no wonder that advertising is moving away from paper media to online social networks (4).
com)-- IRT and Associates is seeking investors for a new social network that will devastate existing social networks.
Forty per cent of businesses worldwide have used social networks to win new business, but in Bahrain this is true for only 31 per cent of companies, revealed a new global survey.