What is Social Networking?<br />Social networking refers to the grouping of individuals into specific groups. <br />It has become very popular online through website such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, MySpace, Classmates and so on. <br />
Anyone no matter what age, uses social networking.<br />
#1 Social Networking Site: Facebook<br />Facebook originally started out as a social networking site for college students in 2004 and has now become a ‘cultural phenomenon’ across the world.<br />Facebook is made up around networks based on schools, businesses, religions, and sports. <br />Each users has a profile page that allows them to post pictures, videos, comments, blogs and applications onto their ‘wall’. .<br />
‘Flirtexting’</li></li></ul><li>There are many successful ‘love stories’ of couple’s meeting up or reuniting on Facebook & other social networking sites.<br />
However there are also many unsuccessful stories, Facebook.com & Your Tango have made up some rules to Facebook dating called “Facebook Manners & You.”<br />
‘Facebook Manners & You”<br />The rules of social network dating:<br />1. Don’t change your relationship status without consulting the other person.<br />2. Don’t post embarrassing photographs or videos of other people.<br />3. Be discreet when posting messaging on another person’s wall.<br />4. Don’t steal other people’s friends.<br />5. Don’t start hate groups<br />(Facebook.com & Your Tango, 2010)<br />
An Interesting Story... Is it taking Facebook too far?<br />This couple made the news when they immediately changed their Facebook status’ from ‘in a relationship’ to ‘married’ after the minister pronounced them ‘man & wife.‘<br />(The Sun, 2009)<br />
References<br />Brito, T. (2010, May ). Welcome to my blog: The Single Girls Guide to Outrageous and Unbelievable Living...The S.O.U.L. List! . Retrieved 2010, from Blogspot: http://tanishabrito.blogspot.com/<br />Doonan, D. (2008, January 31). Status Symbols. Retrieved 2010, from Looking at Life: http://www.lookingatlife.org.uk/article_254<br />FacebookStatus.Org. (2010). How to score a date of FB. Retrieved 2010, from Facebook Status: http://www.facebookstatus.org/how-to-score-a-date-on-facebook/<br />Facebook.com & Your Tango. (2010). Facebook Manners & You. Retrieved 2010, from Facebook: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iROYzrm5SBM<br />The Sun. (2009, December). Man's Wedding Status Change. Retrieved 2010, from The Sun: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/2755333/FACEBOOK-addict-shocks-his-new-wife-by-changing-relationship-status-at-ALTAR.html<br />
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