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Social Networking for Rookies by LID Editorial

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CHAPTER 1

Getting to know yournetworks

Types of networks

You are probably familiar with, or at least have heard of, Facebook and MySpace, and you might think these are what social networking is all about. They are probably the best known, but they certainly aren’t the only networks around. Wikipedia has a list of the most popular and well known general social networking sites, at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_social_networking_websites.

Each site listed also has its own page on Wikipedia, which gives details of the site and what it offers. This is a useful resource and well worth the visit. Another useful resource is http://findasocialnetwork.com/search.php. Here you can type in your interest and the site will give you all the networks, ...

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