It’s a Social Thing

We are sociable beings, whether we’re online or in the real world. Social networks are just another way to interact with one another. We can share stories, photos, or links. Opinions can be voiced and information circulated.
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With the prevalence of computers and smartphones like the iPhone and DROID, it’s possible to forget that real people are behind the text on screen. This is a key thing to remember about social networks—you are interacting with real people.
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Meaningful Connections

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