Essay on Classification of Social Networks

647 Words Apr 29th, 2012 3 Pages
Classification of Social Networks

Though there are many social networking sites throughout the web, each for a different purpose, the three comparable websites are Myspace, Facebook, and Google+. As time has passed, each new social networking site surpasses the former most popular site. Myspace is now viewed by most as the ruins of the Internet, while Facebook is now an overpopulated suburb, leaving Google+ to take the image of a futuristic, industrial city. When comparing the three sites, it is easy to see the pros and cons of each, and which aids in productivity and accessibility the most.

When Myspace was first created, it was viewed as an awesome site where one can express his or herself and connect with friends. One could
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Facebook is great to keep in touch with friends and family members, but does not have anything to promote productivity and efficiency.

Google+ understands the user more than any social networking site in existance today. It combines all forms and aspects of media for an optimal sharing experience. With Google+, one can access and manage their email, photos, videos, calendar, word processor, blogs and RSS feeds and much more all in one place. This gives every user the ability to experience accessibility, efficiency, and productivity while on the web. Privacy and content the user views on this site is completely customizable. With Google+’s “circles”, one can choose who views their posts and profile information and vice versa with the click of a button and by sorting people into different “circles” such as friends, family, and acquaintances. Google has the same features as Myspace and Facebook, including fan pages. The fan pages on Google+ connect the user with their interests in a whole new level. Google fan pages link the user with YouTube results, webpages and official websites, photos and news updates of any celebrity or trend. With as many features as Google+ provides for each user, no other social networking site is needed.

Though the Internet contains Facebook, Myspace, and many other sites for almost any social purpose, it is obvious that no other site can compare to Google+. It is easily noticed that Google’s many products are designed with the

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