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BA1002: Our Space: Networks, Narrative and the Making of Place Guide: Networks

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What is social networking?

Social networking allows ordinary citizens to contribute to the Internet via messaging, chat, blogging, wikis, forums and more. Well known social networking spaces include Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Most social network companies rely on advertising for revenue generation.

Many issues have arisen with the phenomenal growth of social networking, e.g. cyber-bullying and identity theft.

Find out about connections shaping our world

Social networks in plain English (1:47min)

Six degrees of separation explained (watch first 4min)

Hacking into the power of social networks (4:21min)

Network theory (3:30min)

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