Rise of the web’s social network

Since its beginning, the web has often been used as a tool to meet new people, but in recent years the interaction between web-users has grown dramatically, spawning a new generation of networking sites. The notion of Web 2.0, or an internet model where content is created and shared by users, has given birth to some of the most popular sites the internet has ever seen. So much so, that anybody who is anyone, wants to be part of the online social networking scene.

Read this article from BBC Technology News, Defining Web 2.0 Social Networking from ZDNet, Social networks in transition from ZDNet and How much are social networks worth? from C|Net

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