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November 3, 2011

social networking services

Filed under: student presentations — richardlstansfield @ 2:24 am

social networking services (SNSs)

we will present about SNS, social networking services.
The users will be able to form the human network at web and the service which it does as a favor
There is approximately facebook and twitter and me2day and cyworld in SNS types. And 61.3% of internet user use SNSs. Only facebook cases, 8 hundred million people are using whole world-wide and about 5 hundred million people use one day. It pulled the popularity whose SNS is big also the service and form came to be various. When cellular phone and it is combined, from the mobile connection to come to be possible, the currency Meeting The shopping back the function which is various was added in SNS. Originally, SNS front-runners is cyworld, but decreased little by little because its paid service, tedious screen layout and exclusive services.
SNSs help people easily get relationships, information, knowledge and opinions. And they helps consumers and companies communicate
But, users can lose controls of their private information. users can become addicted to non-real relationships
Recently, google make new SNS, google plus. So SNS’s competition will go on.

* Glossary:

-function: The function of something or someone is the useful thing that they do or are intended to do.
-front-runner :Front-runner is a term to describe the leader in a race, whether political or athletic.
-tedious: If you describe something such as a job, task, or situation as tedious, you mean it is boring and rather frustrating.
-exclusive: If you describe something as exclusive, you mean that it is limited to people who have a lot of money or who belong to a high social class, and is therefore not available to everyone
-relationship: The relationship between two people or groups is the way in which they feel and behave towards each other.

* Discussion Questions:

1. w Why do many people use SNS social networking services?
2. d Do you think that SNS social networking services can replace real relationships?
3. In 10 years, how will SNSs had social networking services be different?
4. Do you think that smartphones have an effect on the popularity of social networking services? If so, how?


* Class # 29, Group # 7, Group Members:
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