Topics: Social network service, Bulletin board system, Computer network Pages: 2 (422 words) Published: January 29, 2013
Effects of Social Networking on Teenagers

A Research Paper
Presented to
The Class of Mr. Ismael Leonor
Mandaluyong High School

In Partial Fulfillment
Of The Requirement for the Subject
English IV


Glecel Jane G. Andallo
Roldan N. Dramayo
Febuary 4, 2013

Chapter I


Modern technology affects our life today. Cell phones, IPods, Laptops, Computers, PSPs, and many more are made by modern technology including social networks and sites. But now what is social networking means? A social networking is an online service, platform or site that focuses on facilitating the building of social networks or social relations among people, for example share interests, activities, backgrounds, or real life connections. A social networking service consists of a representation of user (often a profile), his/her social links, and a variety of additional services. Most social network services are web-based and provide means for users to interact over the internet, such as email and instant messaging. Online community services are sometimes considered as a social network service, though in a broader sense, social network service usually means as individual-centered service whereas online community services are group-centered. Social networking sites allow users to share ideas, activities, events, and interests within their individual networks. Do you know that social networking didn’t start with facebook? Social Networking is started with the BBS. Short for Bulletin Board System, these online meeting places were effectively independently- produced hunks of code that allowed users to communicate with a central system where they could download files or games (many times including pirated software) and post...
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