Once upon a time, we were friends with school mates  and neighbors<br />Photo credit: {leah}-Flickr<br />
Or the girl next door<br />Photo credit: {leah}-Flickr<br />
We used to play board games<br />Photo credit: frozenchipmunk-Flickr<br />
Or play outside and dance in the rain<br />Photo credit: HanaS.-Flickr<br />
We were awed by the simplicity of life<br />Photo credit: Mugley-Flickr<br />
We were once fascinated by things we could touch, feel and explore.<br />Photo credit: LauraDeu-Flickr<br />
But now, time has changed<br />Photo credit: FarhadFarhad-Flickr<br />
“57% of people talk to people more online, than they do in real life”-www.onlineschools.org<br />Photo credit: tia_maria-F...
“Facebook profiles are like belly buttons: Everybody’s got one”- Jolie O’Dell,  www.mashable.com<br />Photo credit: Jay Ha...
“1 in 13 people on Earth are active Facebook users.”-www.onlineschools.org<br />Photo credit: Jamey Howard-Flickr<br />
More than 100 million active users access Facebook through their mobile devices-Mark Donovan, Comscore<br />Photo credit:R...
People using Facebook on mobile devices are twice as more active than non-mobile users-Mark Donovan, Comscore<br />Photo c...
48% of 18-34 year olds check Facebook right when they wake up…-www.onlineschools.org<br />Photo credit: Alex Bramwell-Flic...
Creating social networks in a virtual world are now more important to us than spending physical time with friends<br />Pho...
Spectrumofonlinefriendship: whether it’s passive interest in reading your blogs or having an investment in you by caring a...
But before we connect, how do I find you?<br />Photo credit: Greenwich Letterpress-Flickr<br />
That cute guy in the fourth row of English class that you’ve never spoken to? We’re friends now, virtually that is. <br />...
Whether it’s to friends or family,<br />how often do we use our phone to call someone?<br />Photo credit: Arabarra-Flickr<...
Would we rather tweet to the virtual world instead? <br />Photo credit: carloszardoya-Flickr<br />
It seems as though we use our phones for everything EXCEPT calling. <br />Photo credit: miriness-Flickr<br />
Emailing has never been easier, thanks to handhelds such as BlackBerrys. <br />Photo credit: carloszardoya-Flickr<br />
Why call when you can text? It’s faster, easier and more convenient.<br />Photo quote: One Gentleman- Flickr<br />
How do you choose your friends?<br />Photo credit: tdub303-Flickr<br />
Do you spend most of your time in the virtual or the real world?<br />Photo credit: completelyknown-Flickr<br />
Created by Ishita Biswas<br />Posted May 20, 2011<br />Photo credit: ngairenaran-Flickr<br />
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How do you choose your friends?

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It seems as though we've changed how we find friends from the traditional ways of being friends with people that live next door or people that we connect to. Now, we network with some people and friends of those people also become our friends by association. One of the biggest ideas of Facebook is six degrees of separation, it shows us how interconnected and intertwined we all are. What type of finding friends do you prefer: the traditional or social networking virtually?

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  1. 1. Once upon a time, we were friends with school mates and neighbors<br />Photo credit: {leah}-Flickr<br />
  2. 2. Or the girl next door<br />Photo credit: {leah}-Flickr<br />
  3. 3. We used to play board games<br />Photo credit: frozenchipmunk-Flickr<br />
  4. 4. Or play outside and dance in the rain<br />Photo credit: HanaS.-Flickr<br />
  5. 5. We were awed by the simplicity of life<br />Photo credit: Mugley-Flickr<br />
  6. 6. We were once fascinated by things we could touch, feel and explore.<br />Photo credit: LauraDeu-Flickr<br />
  7. 7. But now, time has changed<br />Photo credit: FarhadFarhad-Flickr<br />
  8. 8. “57% of people talk to people more online, than they do in real life”-www.onlineschools.org<br />Photo credit: tia_maria-Flickr<br />
  9. 9. “Facebook profiles are like belly buttons: Everybody’s got one”- Jolie O’Dell, www.mashable.com<br />Photo credit: Jay Harrison-Flickr<br />Photo credit: mmotrafficde4-Flickr<br />
  10. 10. “1 in 13 people on Earth are active Facebook users.”-www.onlineschools.org<br />Photo credit: Jamey Howard-Flickr<br />
  11. 11. More than 100 million active users access Facebook through their mobile devices-Mark Donovan, Comscore<br />Photo credit:Rakan Al-Hamrani-Flickr<br />
  12. 12. People using Facebook on mobile devices are twice as more active than non-mobile users-Mark Donovan, Comscore<br />Photo credit: carloszardoya-Flickr<br />
  13. 13. 48% of 18-34 year olds check Facebook right when they wake up…-www.onlineschools.org<br />Photo credit: Alex Bramwell-Flickr<br />
  14. 14. Creating social networks in a virtual world are now more important to us than spending physical time with friends<br />Photo credit: carloszardoya-Flickr<br />
  15. 15. Spectrumofonlinefriendship: whether it’s passive interest in reading your blogs or having an investment in you by caring about your success- we are connected. <br />Photo credit: designsbykari-Flickr<br />
  16. 16. But before we connect, how do I find you?<br />Photo credit: Greenwich Letterpress-Flickr<br />
  17. 17. That cute guy in the fourth row of English class that you’ve never spoken to? We’re friends now, virtually that is. <br />Photo credit: macallee.king- Flickr<br />
  18. 18. Whether it’s to friends or family,<br />how often do we use our phone to call someone?<br />Photo credit: Arabarra-Flickr<br />
  19. 19. Would we rather tweet to the virtual world instead? <br />Photo credit: carloszardoya-Flickr<br />
  20. 20. It seems as though we use our phones for everything EXCEPT calling. <br />Photo credit: miriness-Flickr<br />
  21. 21. Emailing has never been easier, thanks to handhelds such as BlackBerrys. <br />Photo credit: carloszardoya-Flickr<br />
  22. 22. Why call when you can text? It’s faster, easier and more convenient.<br />Photo quote: One Gentleman- Flickr<br />
  23. 23. How do you choose your friends?<br />Photo credit: tdub303-Flickr<br />
  24. 24. Do you spend most of your time in the virtual or the real world?<br />Photo credit: completelyknown-Flickr<br />
  25. 25. Created by Ishita Biswas<br />Posted May 20, 2011<br />Photo credit: ngairenaran-Flickr<br />
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