Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

How “Social” is Social Networking?

Social networking is a powerful force. It seems like just about everyone participates in social networking in some way, whether it be on Facebook, Twitter, both, or one of the thousands of other social networks that can be found online. Social networks virtually connect us with our friends and family, and they help us meet strangers all over the world who share our interests. Everyone is connected, but how connected are we really? Our lives are so tech-centered, from laptops to cell phones to iPods, and we think we have better access to other people than ever before. But how “social” is social networking, really?