Social Networks

Social Networking Sites Redefine Social Obligations Associated With Being ‘Friends’.

By Emily Stone The term friend holds certain expectations and intimacy in a traditional offline world. However with the proliferation of Social Networking Sites and their ability to create friend lists the definition and expectations surrounding a friend has changed. Focussing on Friendster as an example of online users desires when it comes to displaying friends this paper will discuss the differences between online and offline friendships and why they should act under different classifications. Read more [...]