Sunday, December 14, 2008

What is a social network?

Well, if we're going to talk about social networks, we should start by defining what is a social network, and how do they work in basic terms.

Social networks such as, and has 2 key characteristics:

1) Member detail drill down - You get to know more about the member, their interests, and their friends.

2) Friends referring Friends - This is key to their growth. By creating a social environment that encourages friends to connect with each other, social networks grow very quickly.

Below is a quick video that explains social networking. Enjoy.

Please comment on this as your feedback is valuable to me.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks, George. Great, simple explanation of social networking. Looking forward to reading your other blogs!
    Dawn Santillo