Online communities have been around since the earliest days of the Internet and in commercial services like CompuServe and The Well. So what’s different today? In 1998, a site called Classmates.com, which is still thriving, introduced the concept of “profiles” and “friends.” While this nation seems second nature today, it was revolutionary at the time. Social networks are so popular these days that many marketers and small business owners may feel compelled to use them regardless of whether they make sense or not for the business. Nowdays, there is so many social network that going to grow up everyday, like FB and twitter which there are so many member from so many country in the world.
HOW ABOUT THE STYLE OF FACEBOOK AND TWITTER ...???
FUNCTION OF SOCIAL NETWORK !! Using a social networking site brings like minded people together for chat, conversation, exchanging ideas, and even meeting in real life. Social networking has become an extension of "sitting around the camp fire" and discussing life events. For example : yahoo answer.
a. Social Networking enables you to reach out to old friends and classamates, relatives who migarted to other countries, and even connect to people with the same profession as yours for collaboration and discussion of ideas. b. Makes you part of a worldwide community who come to explore technology to tehir advantage, whether for personal or business purpose.