Social Networking


Social networking sites are online communities where people can interact with friends, family, coworkers, acquaintances and others with similar interests. Most social networking sites are Web-based and provide many ways for their users to interact, such as chat, messaging, email, video, voice chat, file-sharing, blogging and discussion groups. Popular social networking sites such as Facebook are being used daily by millions of people and are becoming a part of everyday online activities. Social networking sites provide an immediate and personal way to deliver programs, products and information to individuals or friends within your personal network.

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Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues.

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Pinterest is where you go to discover new things and collect stuff you love.

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Twitter is an online micro-blogging and social networking Web site that is used to provide information, commentary and descriptions of events and highlight certain content.

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LinkedIn is a professional network to connect with public health professionals and partners, and share  key resources.

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Blogs, or web logs, are regularly updated online journals that almost anyone with an internet connection can use.

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Instagram is a fun and quirky way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures.

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