Social Networking refers to grouping of individuals and organizations together via some medium, in order to share thoughts, interests, and activities.
There are several web based social network services are available such as facebook, twitter, linkedin, Google+ etc. which offer easy to use and interactive interface to connect with people with in the country an overseas as well. There are also several mobile based social networking services in for of apps such as Whatsapp, hike, Line etc.
The following table describes some of the famous social networking services provided over web and mobile:
Allows to share text, photos, video etc. It also offers interesting online games.
It is pronounced as Google Plus. It is owned and operated by Google.
Twitter allows the user to send and reply messages in form of tweets. These tweets are the small messages, generally include 140+ characters.
Faceparty is a UK based social networking site. It allows the users to create profiles and interact with each other using forums messages.
Linkedin is a business and professional networking site.
Flickr offers image hosting and video hosting.
Ibibo is a talent based social networking site. It allows the users to promote one’s self and also discover new talent.
It is a mobile based messaging app. It allows to send text, video, and audio messages
It is same as whatsapp. Allows to make free calls and messages.
It is also mobile based messager allows to send messages and exciting emoticons.
Following are the areas where social networking has become most popular:
Website like facebook allows us to create a page for specific product, community or firm and promiting over the web.
Website like linkedin allows us to create connection with professionals and helps to find the suitable job based on one’s specific skills set.
On social networking sites, people also post daily news which helps us to keep us updated.
Social networking allows us to keep in contact with friends and family. We can communicate with them via messages.
One can share picture, audio and video using social networking sites.