Six Degrees of Separation on Facebook

| August 16, 2009

The idea behind six degrees of separation has been around for nearly a century, but it was John Guare’s play and film of the 1990s that brought the actual phrase into public consciousness. Put simply, the concept is that any two people in the world can be connected by jumping from one’s friends, to their [...]

Twitter your Life Away

| February 13, 2009

Twitter is a relatively new social networking tool of the Internet which popularized micro-blogging. The main purpose is to keep friends connected, by letting everyone know where you are and what you are doing. Like other services, it depends on a technology known as SMS (short message service), which is basically a text message that [...]

MySpace vs Facebook

| May 1, 2008

MySpace, Facebook, and Bebo are three of the most popular social networking sites on the Internet today. Social network is a sociology term which has been applied to a feature of technology that allows users to interact with their own groups of friends and acquaintances through a variety of methods beyond email, including text messages, [...]

Social Websites, Unite!

| August 19, 2007

Social websites are popping up everywhere… Friendster, MySpace, Facebook, Bebo, Twitter, Jaiku, Pownce, Flickr… the list goes on and on. The idea is that you create virtual groups of friends so you can share everything online and keep each other informed. You can share news, photos, music, links, or you can just tell everyone where [...]

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