Social Networking - a Boon to the Modern Society Essay

1212 Words Oct 3rd, 2011 5 Pages
I am sure all of us are well aware of the tragic incident that had happened recently in th city The city of Mumbai .
Triple bomb blast took place on july 13ty this year which led to the death of 17 people and 130 were injured and that too within the time period of 10 min.

What followed the blasts, was a complete state of panic & chaos in the city

The telephone networks collapsed, almost paralysing the communication between panic-stricken victims and relatives, and their concerned well-wishers. However, the most powerful tool in modern Internet technology, social networking, came to the rescue.

Twitter, Facebook, Google and other similar networking sites have played a major role in helping the blast victims. For example,
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It is about farming. It’s about cultivating relationships”.
What do u think is Social Networking?
It is a virtual social world where you make friends, exchange photographs, strike business deals, play games without having met these people in flesh and blood. Social media websites, have become nearly inescapable facets of modern life, The advent of social networking sites like Facebook and Myspace (among others) has made it far easier for us to stay in touch with the people we met in kindergarden and to stay up to date on the events happening in the lives of people you would have lost touch with otherwise.

Social networking websites function like an online community of internet users. Depending on the website in question, many of these online community members share a common interest such as hobbies, religion, or politics. Once you are granted access to a social networking website you can begin to socialize. This socialization may include reading the profile pages of other members and possibly even contacting them. Social networking has created new ways to communicate and share information. Thus it is rightly said.”LinkedIn is for people you know. Facebook is for people you used to know. Twitter is for people you want to know. “
Time & again Questions have been raised about the social impact of widespread use of social networking sites (SNS) like Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, and Twitter. Do

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