Online Social Network Site

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Utilizing Online Social Networking Site

Monique Cone


May 5, 2011

Kim Skobba

Utilizing Online Social Networking Site

The three professional business group I choose is Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn for Human Resource. These three groups have monthly meeting to network with other professionals to get new updates and ways to connect with other professional. Communication use to be through e-mail, instant messaging and cell phones. Nowadays, most college students are using a host of communication technologies such as blogs, video and photo messages, and other technologies to discover new friends and to keep in touch with them.

A social networking community combines all these and newer communication technologies, and provides an opportunity" to contribute ones opinions, interests and skills to the largest creative work ever built by mankind: the Internet. The core value proposition of any social networking community is connecting and communication with people.

Using new technologies, these communities have made possible new ways of meeting people, checking on loved ones, spreading ideas, all from the comfort of one's home or work computer. Initially, social networking" (ConversationGroup, 2009, par. 1) communities were a teenage phenomenon. Now, it is a part of all segments of the society. There are social networking communities for people varying from eight-year-olds to doctors and lawyers, to the aged.

There are over 400 online social networking communities, each differing from the other in terms of profession, age range, culture and country. These communities could provide services for either business or personal networking. Most social network communities allow for richly-detailed personal profiles of the users. The data ranges from mild (favorite movies) to potentially invasive (political views) interests. This data serves as a snapshot for other users of the social network community. The user initially connects to people known...