Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

After joining an SNS, an individual is asked to fill out forms containing a series of questions. AsianAvenue, MiGente, and BlackPlanet were early popular ethnic community sites with limited Friends functionality before re-launching in 2005-2006 with SNS features and structure.

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Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

For some time I have beed thinking that Huminity which bases the networking on IM buddy lists is a step in the direction of making SNS more balanced, since it bases the networking on the most scarce Internet resource - user attention. Life With Alacrity Alacrity, noun.

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