Category Archives: Social Networking

Social Networking – Potential for Businesses

Social networks connect people at low cost; this can be beneficial for entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to expand their contact base. These networks often act as a customer relationship management tool for companies selling products and services. Companies can also use social networks for advertising in the form of banners and text ads – […]

Social Networking – A History

The notion that individual computers linked electronically could form the basis of computer mediated social interaction and networking was suggested early on in the life story of the Internet. There were many early efforts to support social networks via computer-mediated communication, including Usenet, ARPANET and LISTERV, bulletin board services (BBS), and EIES: Murray Turoff’s server-based […]