What are social networking sites?
Social network sites are now attracting a number of people both in academic and industry researchers and also the children, and adolescents. Social networking sites enable the individuals to initiate their relationship with their friends and also with strangers through online using the internet. There are several social networking sites available online such as Twitter.com. MySpace, Linkeledin.com, and Facebook, etc. The people who join this group share a common interest, politics, hobbies, and religion. Some website has a diverse audience, while others attract based on shared racial, sexual, religious, common language and nationality based identified. Social networking site has a number of features such as mobile connectivity, blogging, photo uploading, and video sharing other new information and communication tools. Once a person registered themselves in such websites, they have an opportunity to interact with different people and share their thoughts and views. The topic discussed need not be specific; it may range from religion and political. They can also get know the person's profile through their personal information site listed on the website. In some specific sites, we can able to share only a few specific topics. There are several limitations in social networking website, such as privacy setting has to be restricted as sometimes sharing of such information could pose a problem, and when posting information online, we need to be aware others and who may have a look at the posting and uploading the photo sometimes should also be restricted. Through few sites, one can also generate revenue for many crises such as an earthquake, etc. Thus, social networking has both benefits and limitations; proper usage of such sites would certainly enhance the communication.