'Flocking' behavior lands on social networking sites - USATODAY.com

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Social networking sites have brought social networks into peoples consciousness," says Barry Wellman , a sociologist at the University of Toronto in Canada who started analyzing social networks in the 1960s and has expanded his studies to online. Other studies in the past two years have found that feeling like a part of a larger group helps in stroke recovery and memory retention and boosts overall well-being. "In