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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The nature of the beast Among those concerned about the Internets effect on relationships are Michael Bugeja, director of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University, and author of the 2005 book Interpersonal Divide: The Search for Community in a Technological Age. A study co-written by Wellman, to appear next year in the journal American Behavioral Scientist , finds that heavy Internet users have the most friends, both offline and online. "In