Here is an excellent video titled “Social Networking in Plain English” that describes social networking in plain English. This video has been doing the rounds for quite some time but if you have ever wondered what it means, this video will give you a powerful explanation regarding social networking.  Social Networking is a powerful Social Media Marketing strategy that you can use to market your products and services to basically any part of the world.

This video is well done and you might have a laugh or two while watching it.

Brief introduction to “Social Networking”:

Social networking is the grouping of individuals into specific groups, like a neighbourhood or a subdivision. Even though social networking is possible in person, universities, high schools or at the workplace, it is the most popular online.

The reason for this is that the internet is filled with millions of individuals who are looking to meet other users sharing similar interests, information and developing friendships

In the most concise terms, a social network is a group of like-minded individuals connected by a common interest. Common websites dedicated to social networking is “Facebook“, “Linkedin” and “Twitter“.

Social Networking according to Wikipedia:

A social network is a social structure made of nodes (which are generally individuals or organizations) that are tied by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as friendship, kinship, financial exchange, dislike, sexual relationships, or relationships of beliefs, knowledge or prestige.

About the video:

The video below was made by: Common Craft and can be found on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6a_KF7TYKVc. It is a short explanation of social networking and why it has become so popular.

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