social network

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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 report suggests that eventually everyone will be an active user of social-networking platforms, citing the growth of television and cell phones in societies around the world.
The research provides insights into the values and social-networking habits of library users.
At the simplest level, the way social-networking programs work is that you can click a link on anyone's profile to see their network of friends or trusted colleagues.
* A number of social-networking Web sites already exist, providing proof of concept.

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