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  1. 1. Social Networking<br />By Lyndal Bailey<br />
  2. 2. 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 />
  3. 3. Anyone no matter what age, uses social networking.<br />
  4. 4. #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 />
  5. 5. Who Uses Facebook?<br />
  6. 6. Effects of Social Networks<br />A look into the social implications & impact on users & society of social networking sites such as Facebook.<br />
  7. 7. Gone are the days of traditional courtship, the digital age of social networks have changed the way relationships are formed & kept in society. <br />
  8. 8. It’s now all about...<br /><ul><li>‘Friend requests’
  9. 9. ‘Poking’
  10. 10. Relationship status updates
  11. 11. Status Updates
  12. 12. Writing on walls
  13. 13. ‘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 />
  14. 14. However there are also many unsuccessful stories, & Your Tango have made up some rules to Facebook dating called “Facebook Manners & You.”<br />
  15. 15. ‘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 />( & Your Tango, 2010)<br />
  16. 16. 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 />
  17. 17. 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:<br />Doonan, D. (2008, January 31). Status Symbols. Retrieved 2010, from Looking at Life:<br />FacebookStatus.Org. (2010). How to score a date of FB. Retrieved 2010, from Facebook Status:<br /> & Your Tango. (2010). Facebook Manners & You. Retrieved 2010, from Facebook:<br />The Sun. (2009, December). Man's Wedding Status Change. Retrieved 2010, from The Sun:<br />