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How MySpace Works     View
This introduction to the prominent social networking site Myspace describes what it "really is, what it can do for you, [and] how it blew past the competition." Discusses how the idea of social networking is applied online ("It's the ...

43 Things     View
This social networking site allows registered users to post a list of 43 goals and comment on others' goals. (Registration not required to browse site.) Browse by user, goal, or geographic area. From the Robot Co-op, "a privately held start-up b ...

Digital Youth Research     View
Website for a project that "explores how kids use digital media in their everyday lives" outside of school. In addition to a report and the book "Hanging Out, Messing Around, Geeking Out: Living and Learning with New Media," the s ...

Twitter and Status Updating     View
This report (released in February 2009) on status updating tools found that "[a]s of December 2008, 11% of online American adults said they used a service like Twitter or another service that allowed them to share updates about themselves or ...

Pronetos: Professor's Network     View
This site bills itself as a social network for scholars, providing "a platform to network and collaborate with your colleagues all over the world." Members (over 500 as of June 2008) may participate in discussions and present articles in di ...

Current TV     View
Website for this independent cable and satellite TV network and social news site launched in 2005 and led by former U.S. vice president Al Gore. Features a broadcast schedule, online "pods" (short nonfiction videos that tell a story, profil ...

Facebook Officials Keep Quiet on Its Role in Revolts     View
New York Times reporter Jennifer Preston takes a look at Facebook's response -- of lack thereof -- to the revolution in Egypt.

LibraryThing     View
This service allows you to catalog your personal library with user-defined "tags" such as "beach read" or "magical realism." You may keep your catalog private or let others see it, and you can search other's catalogs. In ...

New Study Shows Time Spent Online Important for Teen Development     View
Results from a survey released in November 2008 that "show that America's youth are developing important social and technical skills online -- often in ways adults do not understand or value." Includes the press release about the study, a t ...

FriendFeed     View
FriendFeed is a real-time, conversational, social networking stream that aggregates social networking sites (such as Flickr, Facebook, Delicious and Twitter).



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