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social networking

the development of social and professional contacts; the sharing of information and services among people with a common interest.
Digital Technology. the use of websites or other online technologies to communicate with people and share information, resources, etc.:
I found my current job through social networking.
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social networker, noun Unabridged
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the use of a website to connect with people who share personal or professional interests, place of origin, education at a particular school, etc.


Classmates and MySpace are premier sites for social networking.

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social networking in Technology
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