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1A network of social interactions and personal relationships.
- ‘These congregations share both a territory and a set of differentiated social networks.’
- ‘Those with the most diverse social networks tended to fare the best, he said.’
- ‘The researchers asked the participants five questions about their social network.’
- ‘Social networks are built out of social capital.’
- ‘The healing of the split between faith and culture is something that happens inside each of us and inside our own social networks.’
- ‘His research focuses on the effects of demography and personality on social networks and performance.’
- ‘In this era of renewed interest in social networks, finally comes the results of perhaps the biggest social network connection study.’
- ‘Older adults are often at risk of friendlessness because of disruptions to their social networks over time.’
- ‘In Somalia, she had a large and supportive family and social network.’
- ‘Finding a job becomes a more difficult task for International students because their social networks take a while to establish.’
- ‘Previous research has also determined that Asians and Asian Americans tend to seek help from social networks rather than from professionals such as counselors.’
- ‘One neglected aspect of sibling influence is the extent to which siblings influence a child's social network.’
- ‘Social isolation is not just a reflection of erosion of social networks between Somalis.’
- ‘I am disabled and don't have much of a social network.’
- ‘Global measures assess the degree of social integration or embeddedness in a social network more broadly.’
- ‘The loss of friends and partners decreases the amount of social support received because they too were once part of the social network.’
- ‘Discrimination negatively affected re-employment, and social networks positively affected re-employment.’
- ‘Among low-income women, those with more extensive social networks give birth to heavier, healthier children.’
- ‘I'm want to start building a social network of my own, something that extends beyond work.’
- ‘Research consistently indicates that men have much smaller social networks than women do.’
2A dedicated website or other application which enables users to communicate with each other by posting information, comments, messages, images, etc.
- ‘Because the very function of a social network site is to disseminate information, a very strong presumption against an expectation of confidentiality could be inferred.’
- ‘As is typical of both social networks in general and online communities in particular, the number of buddies a user has is distributed highly unevenly.’
- ‘Earlier this month on the Guardian's Games blog, blogger Aleks Krotoski posed the question, would social networking be helpful for online games?’
- ‘Mapping the blogosphere - Cogent analysis of the development of social networks meets rampant blogging evangelism’
- ‘The worst examples of data overload can be found inside the social networks themselves.’
- ‘Continuously updated headlines from DealBook, right in your blog, social network or search engine home page.’
- ‘Players participate because they find the story fascinating, and the social network encourages them to continue to participate, team up and work for recognition.’
- ‘Despite their ability to encourage network reciprocity, Facebook and other online social networks have been plagued by the problem of how to make money.’
- ‘Its personalized home page lets you add icons for various social networks to get an overview of recent activity.’
- ‘Social networks are a great new platform to create some momentum.’
- ‘, the web's most popular social network, to recruit new prospects.’
- ‘The data also revealed a widespread apathy to the prospect of purchasing through social networks.’
- ‘How will the search giant convince you to make Google Buzz your social network of choice?’
- ‘They can also share their outfits through social networks like Facebook.’
- ‘Their plans are dominated by a mass migration of social networks to mobile phones.’
- ‘Not to be outdone by Google, Microsoft has also announced plans to increase interoperability between social networks.’
- ‘Rupert Murdoch's purchase of Intermix Media and its MySpace website in July 2005 was arguably the moment the world started to take social networking seriously.’
- ‘They need to step outside the traditional classroom and embrace a community of practice through electronic social networking.’
- ‘We are monitoring all of the latest developments coming out of Iran from our correspondents around the world and on all the social networks all morning.’
- ‘In both sites, members are most likely joining for the features, and have little motivation to participate in the social network.’
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