Social Network

  • ICT and Information
    Blog and Blogging

    Blog and it’s Features

    Definition and description: Blogs were one of the earliest and most effective means of communication in the social media sphere, besides forums. The Dictionary defines blog as “a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries (posts).” The Merriam-Webster Dictionary1 (MWD) defines a blog as a ‘Web site on which someone writes about personal opinions,…

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  • ICT and Information
    Social Media

    Social Media

    What is Social Media? In 1981, much before the dawn of social networks, a psychologist in Ohio State University, Bibb Latane coined the Social Impact Theory after conducting a series of experiments to validate his hypothesis on how ‘influence’ works. However, the words “social media” was first used in 2005 depicting interest in the growth of inter-relational parts of the Internet. It is different from…

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  • General
    Social Networking sites and Library Services

    Library Services through Social Networking Sites

    Providing possible Library Services through Social Networking Sites The benefits of social networking sites can be used as the best tools to provide library services to its users. But most of the users of the library are not aware of such services. The LIS Professionals can create awareness of these services to be provided to the users. The benefits of SNSs can be used to…

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  • General
    Social Networking

    Features and Benefits of Social Networking Sites

    Features of Social Networking Sites: The following are some of the features of SNSs in general. Hadagali and Kenchakkanavar (2015) in their paper have made an attempt to provide the exhaustive list of various features of SNSs since the features of differing from one SNSs to another in many aspects. SNSs allow users to have online profiles and invite others to be their friends. SNSs…

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