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Drupal 7 Social Networking by Michael Peacock

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Why not join or use an existing social network?

There are already a number of popular and powerful social networks available, which we will discuss in a moment, so why would we want to create our own social network? We will want to create a social network for the following reasons:

  • Provide a service: With the site we are going to create throughout this book we will be providing a service through the exchange of knowledge and information relating to owning pet dinosaurs. Having our own social network provides a fantastic platform for sharing and expanding this knowledge.
  • Improve business: A social network can allow businesses to interact informally with customers, gathering feedback and in some cases giving value to the customer. One particular ...

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