Definition: Social Networking Services

Posted on Friday, April 07 2006 @ 8:51 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
A social networking service is an online application specifically focused on building and verifying social networks for a specific purpose (whatever it may be). Many social networking services are also weblog hosting services. With the currently growing interest in online social networking services, social relationships in the real world are emerging in the Web and a user itself is gradually coming to play a central role in Web content. The emergence of user information from the real world into the Web has a great impact on information system..

Read on over at OS Weekly.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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