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Saturday, March 8, 2014

Social Network Services

The advantages of the Internet Technology have made a good number of web sites to emerge to facilitate social relations among people around the world. These are known as social networking service or social networks. At present, Facebook is the most popular. Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. Are other frequently used social service. Social network services are web-based are hence, provide ways for the for the user to interact through the Internet. These services make it possible to connect people sharing interests and activities across the borders and thus have made a lot for the users to feel that they really live in a global village. Why are social network expanding so fast? The answer is simple. Most of the social services are cost-free. You can make use of them free ,paying is a very little to your Internet service provider. Secondly, you can make your personal profile public before the entire online community. It is like presenting yourself before the entire world. You can also look into other people's profile if you are interested. It is simple and easy. Thirdly, social network allow user to upload pictures, multimedia contends and modify the profile. Some services like Facebook allow users to update their profiles. Fourthly, networks allow users to post blog entries. User profiles have a section dedicated to comments from friends and other user. Finally, here are privacy protection measures too. A user himself or herself decides over the number of visitors/viewers, and what information should be shared with others.