Friend or Foe?

Schoenfeld, Nook
June 2010
Projection, Lights & Staging News;Jun2010, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p44
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the implications of making friends through social networking in the world wide web. It mentions several social networking clubs including Plaxo, Linked In, and Facebook. It states the drawbacks of using social networking such as the flip side of the intentional and denial of friend requests, a chance to put one's status everyday, and a wall wherein people can express what is on their minds.


Related Articles

  • Facebook: Entre el cielo y el infierno. Olivares GarcĂ­a, Paco // Chasqui (13901079);sep2010, Issue 111, p89 

    The article discusses the benefits and drawbacks of the on-line social network Facebook. It lauds Facebook as a tool for interpersonal communication. However, it notes that Facebook, a privately-owned network, competes with the World Wide Web, a public space. In particular, it finds that many...

  • The number that will make or break Google. Matlin, Chadwick // Intermedia (0309118X);Mar2010, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p4 

    The article offers information on Google Buzz, which is a fundamentally different social network than Twitter and Facebook. Google Buzz puts the comments of a friend's friend from one's Gmail window and alerts one if a secondary friend has responded something from one's actual friend. Moreover,...

  • About-Face(book). TAYLOR, PAUL W. // Government Technology;May2009, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p20 

    In this article the author discusses the changes made by Facebook in Web 2.0. He describes the increase in popularity of the social network results from issues being raised on their terms of service policies. He compliments Facebook in handling the issue and cites it as an example of good...

  • Has 'spy' row hit Facebook? Reid, Alasdair // Campaign;6/11/2010, Issue 23, p20 

    In this article, the author discusses privacy in the social networking web site Facebook Inc. He states that some Facebook users have been displeased as Facebook allows users to check details of other users even if they are not in their friend list. He further discusses the Quit Facebook...

  • Social Misfits. Waxier, Caroline // Fast Company;Nov2008, Issue 130, p160 

    The article discusses the maladroit use of Web 2.0 technology by corporations. Some firms have used the social networking Web site Twitter.com for routine, pedestrian communications that do little to burnish their images to customers. Creating a widget for the Facebook.com Web site can cost tens...

  • Enterprise Adoption of Advanced Collaborative Tools - A Case Study of Telecom Companies. Bughin-McKinsey, Jacques // Journal of New Communications Research;2008, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p15 

    The article presents a case study of advanced collaborative tools adopted by telecommunication companies. According to recent surveys, telecom companies are adopting advanced collaborative tools, such as Web 2.0, which have the power to generate very strong network effects. The adoption of Web...

  • Social networks lead drive towards open web. Goldie, Luan // New Media Age;5/22/2008, p14 

    The article discusses the initiatives of social networking sites to make the social Web open to make their information and content available everywhere. The Data Availability initiative of MySpace allows MySpace users to share content across Web sites such as Photobucket, Twitter and Yahoo!....

  • Have a rant? Wipe that smile off the 'MyFace' generation.  // Personnel Today;7/24/2007, p31 

    The article comments on the popularity of blogging and social networking Web sites among employees and their irrelevance. It is viewed that social media Web sites such as Facebook and MySpace are totally useless and waste company's valuable time. It is viewed that there is no benefit for those...

  • Social Networking for Photographers: 5 Best Practices for Social Networking. Adler, Lindsay // PSA Journal;Feb2011, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p15 

    The article discusses best practices in social networking for photographers. First is to be active online by updating frequently, commenting on other's status and generating new content. Second is to develop a consistent schedule for social working activities. Third is to be more personable and...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics