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