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  1. 1. SOCIAL NETWORKING <ul><li>By : </li></ul><ul><li>Bhawna Kalra </li></ul><ul><li>Mohit Khurana </li></ul>
  2. 2. What is SOCIAL NETWORKING ? <ul><li>A social networking service is an online service, or website that focuses on building and reflecting of social relations among people. </li></ul><ul><li>These people are connected through same interest or networks. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Most social network services are web-based and provide means for users to interact over the Internet, such as e-mail and instant messaging. </li></ul><ul><li>The use of a dedicated Web site to communicate informally with other members of the site, by posting messages, photographs, etc. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How it all started ? <ul><li>Many social networking websites were launched in the 1990s . </li></ul><ul><li>In India, ORKUT was the first social networking website that actually attracted users towards the idea of building up their social networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Orkut was followed by MySpace, Facebook, Twitter and now Google+ </li></ul>
  5. 5. Different Social Networking services : <ul><li>Social networking can be done mainly in 3 ways : </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Messaging Services </li></ul><ul><li>Video Calling </li></ul>
  6. 6. Social Networking Websites <ul><li>A Website that enables users to create public profiles within that Web site. </li></ul><ul><li>  Used to form relationships with other users of the same Web site who access their profile. </li></ul><ul><li>Orkut, Facebook, MySpace, Google+ and Twitter. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Instant Messaging Services <ul><li>The exchange of typed messages between computer users in real time via the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Now available as a feature in most of the Social Networking websites like Facebook, Google+ etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Independent Instant Messaging Services are Yahoo Messanger, Gtalk, MSN messanger, Meebo etc. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Video Conferencing <ul><li>Communication between two people at different sites by using computer networks to transmit audio and video data. </li></ul><ul><li>A webcam and a microphone are required. </li></ul><ul><li>Skype, Yahoo Messanger , LotusLive are some of the common Video Conferencing Platforms . </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Orkut is a Social Networking Website launched in 2004, owned and operated by Google Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the most visited websites in India and Brazil. </li></ul><ul><li>  Named after its creator, Google employee Orkut Buyukkokten.  </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Allows user to make a profile on the website and add people as friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Users share Videos, pictures, polls to be viewed and participated in by their friends and other users. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Social Networking website owned by Specific Media LLC and popstar Justin Timberlake. </li></ul><ul><li>Launched in August 2003 and had 33.1 million visitors in August 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Not much popular in India. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Faced stiff competition from Facebook. </li></ul><ul><li>Value decreased from $580 million in 2005 to $35 million in 2011. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Biggest revolution in the world of Social Networking. </li></ul><ul><li>  Founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg  with his college roommates Eduardo Saverin , Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook has more than 800 million active users. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the largest social network in the world. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Users must register before using the site, after which they can: </li></ul><ul><li>create a personal profile, add other users as friends, </li></ul><ul><li>  exchange messages, including automatic notifications when they update their profile. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Are you on Facebook ?” is the new “May I have your phone number?” among youngsters now. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service. </li></ul><ul><li>Created by Jack Dolsey and launched in 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Enables  its users to send and read text-based posts of up to 140 characters, informally known as &quot;tweets&quot;. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Users can follow other people based on their interests. </li></ul><ul><li>The username is informally referred to as “handle.” </li></ul><ul><li>It is a rapid mode of communication, has 200 million users. </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes described as “SMS of the Internet.” </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Google Inc.’s new baby in the social networking world after ORKUT started losing its sheen with Facebook gaining much more popularity. </li></ul><ul><li>Launched in august 2011 in an “invite only” testing phase. </li></ul><ul><li>Became hugely popular, with 40 million users within one month of being launched. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Users can add fellow users in their circles and interact with them. </li></ul><ul><li>Google+ has a &quot;+1 button“ on the same grounds as of Facebook’s “Like” button. </li></ul><ul><li>Users can add pictures and edit them on the website itself. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Owned by Yahoo Inc. and allows users to send instant messages to other users. </li></ul><ul><li>Both the sender and the receiver must have a Yahoo Email Id and Yahoo messenger software installed on their respective systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows file transfer and photo sharing. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Most popular way of allowing users to make voice and video calls and chat over the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Skype has 663 million registered users as of September 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>  Calls to other users within the Skype service are free </li></ul>
  21. 21. Pros of Social Networking <ul><li>Helps keeping in Touch with friends, family. </li></ul><ul><li>Get Feedback on ideas immediately. </li></ul><ul><li>Free of cost. </li></ul><ul><li>Reach easily to a large group of people for a shoutout on important topics. </li></ul><ul><li>Easily find people with common interests and connect with them. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Cons of Social Networking <ul><li>Lack of Anonymity </li></ul><ul><li>Time Consuming </li></ul><ul><li>People can stalk you and misuse your personal details. </li></ul><ul><li>Can disturb your real social life </li></ul>