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social networking

The use of websites that allow the establishment and development of networks of online friendships and associations. All social networking websites have three characteristic features in common; the user creates a “profile” which has an image and some information about him and is visible to all other users, the user can associate himself with other users through mutual agreement, and associated users can communicate publicly and privately and exchange text, images, video, and audio files.
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