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Social Networking

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Social Networking

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Social Networking

  1. 2. What Is Social Networking? <ul><li>Social networking is the grouping of individuals into specific groups, like small rural communities or a neighborhood subdivision, if you will. Although social networking is possible in person, especially in the workplace, universities, and high schools, it is most popular online. This is because unlike most high schools, colleges, or workplaces, the internet is filled with millions of individuals who are looking to meet other people, to gather and share first-hand information and experiences about any number of topics. . . from golfing, gardening, developing friendships and professional alliances. </li></ul>
  2. 3. When did Social Network Sites Start?
  3. 4. Why people use social networking sites <ul><li>New relations </li></ul><ul><li>Friends </li></ul><ul><li>Socializing </li></ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>Debating </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul>
  4. 5. Popular Social Networking Activities
  5. 7. The Top 10Social Networking Sites <ul><li>Face book (300 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger (222 million) </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace (126 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Friendster(114 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Live Spaces (87 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo Geocities (69 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Flicker (64 million) </li></ul><ul><li>hi5 (58 million) </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn (50 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Bebo (46 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Sky rock (22 million) </li></ul>
  6. 8. How to Stay Safe on Social Networks <ul><li>Think about sites before deciding to join a site </li></ul><ul><li>Keep control on your information you post </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure your computer is protected before visiting sites </li></ul><ul><li>Use common sense when communicating with users you DON'T know </li></ul><ul><li>Understand what information is collected and shared </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you know what sites your child is visiting </li></ul>

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