A social network is a social structure of individuals that are linked in one or more ways. Like friendship, financial exchange, group membership, or family ties. Online social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook enable social networks to form and grow. However, it’s important to note that some of us did have friends before the advent of social networking sites.
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