Documentation:Social Web Tools/Social Networking

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Social Networking

Description: Social networking is a term used to describe the way that people build online networks of contacts and interact with them in a secure environment. Some of the most popular social networking sites include Facebook and MySpace.



  • sharing resources/ideas
  • socializing
  • learning
  • connecting with colleagues
  • keeping friends/contacts updated with your activities.

UBC In Practice:

Others In Practice:

Learn More:

  • Social Networking Technologies: A Poke for Campus Services (Educause, 2007)