A Beginner’s Guide to Online Social Networking

online social networkingOnline social networking sites permit you to get together and bond with new friends.The majority of the popular online social networking sites permit users to bond with new friends from across the world. A member connecting to these sites needs to register for membership and to build their profile which will list all of their personal details, as well their likes, dislikes and other hobbies and interests.You can make use of various online social networking sites to get together and keep in touch with like-minded people who share your interests.


One can connect with new and old friends in several different ways. You can look for old and recent friends by doing a name search. You can also look up for your work colleagues, your school and college friends as well. Click for the name of your favorite TV shows, musical groups, books, politics as well as other media stuff, and you will be redirected to their “fan” page segment, where you can connect with other people who share similar interests.

online communityUsing social networking sites is a valuable way to build your own friends circle online. In order to sign up for a social networking account such as Facebook, Twitter, MySpace etc, you must type the name of the site into the address bar and do a search. Select the option that tells you to “Sign Up” by providing your personal details such as your full name (so that your friends can find you, with a name search); create your user-name (profile display name) and password (to register and login, birth date, gender, as well as your email address. Additionally you will be asked to fill out an “About Me” segment, as well as choose your own “ Privacy” settings, here you may decide who is allowed to view your profile details as well as how much access is to be allowed, to the information in your profile.

Although social networking is a great platform to meet new people and stay in touch with friends, personal meetings bring an altogether different touch.You should be wary of conducting your whole life through the use of a social networking site – real physical connections with people in the real world are also very important.The key is to divide your time proportionately between your friends in the online virtual world and the real world.

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