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4 Advantages of social networking sites

Updated on May 17, 2013

There are people who stand for social networking sites while others are against. There are advantages for users but also disadvantages.

I use some social networking platforms and I´m gonna talk about the advantages of social networking sites:


1 - Some social networks are good opportunities to find a job - Nowadays the big companies have specialists on human resources that search for profiles in these kind of sites to recruit new collaborators. If you´re looking for job you can create a profile (a serious, professional and complete profile) and you might be discovered and recruited by a company. You can describe your capabilities and publish some of your works - and with a little luck you can find a job.


2 - You can meet new people - social networking sites are the perfect spot to neet new people online. With the help of advanced search tools you can find users who have the same interests you do and that can be the starting point of a great friendship and/or relationship. Many people meet online and then stabilish a relationship in real life - getting married, having children, etc.

3 - You can overcome your timidity - Contacting with other people through the internet becomes more easier for shy people. Shy people can overcome this using social networking platforms to stabilish contacts. Later the interaction it´s more easier because they have already talked and interacted online.

4 - You can promote your site or business for free - If you have a business or site you need to promote you can do it by creating a business profile on some of these networks. You can load images, your logo, etc. into your profile and it will be visible for your virtual friends and all the users who visit your profile. You can also put topics on groups related to your business and stabilish new contacts that can lead to sales, subscriptions or anything else.


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      Avinash Kabra 

      4 years ago

      Nice post.

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      elizabeth 

      4 years ago

      it is a nice explanation. thank you for helping to do the assignment.

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      shrey the blood king 

      4 years ago

      I have to give my speech on this but by this site i'll be safe

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      romvt 

      5 years ago

      greattttttttt..........

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      lian 

      5 years ago

      you save my ass!!! thank you!!! Now Im doing my assignment with the help of this

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      poojathakur 

      5 years ago

      thisis extermily helpful wow nice thank u

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      Dhanashri joshi 

      5 years ago

      I like this webside.

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      ritika sharma 

      5 years ago

      this is extremely helpful

      it is agud source of inspiration

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      Supreet Arora 

      7 years ago

      This is extremely helpful...!

      Gives a support for usage of social networking sites without feeling it is a tym waste.:p

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      rahul sapra 

      7 years ago

      wt i believe is if u realy hve a quite gud frnz circle we cn learn new thngs frm those gud individuals n also make thm to learn also....its a gud source of inspiration

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      ecommerce developer 

      7 years ago

      This are good points also there are still more advantages of social networking sites for seo, local business can happen through this networking site.

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      Ramesh Malick 

      7 years ago

      Fine

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      nomanqoba dube 

      7 years ago

      i scored a distinction with this infor!! THANK YOU

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      ashumbhosale@gmail.com 

      7 years ago

      i think it is best for socialism,and also there are many eg.of socialism through these sites

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      veluri niharika 

      7 years ago

      some what true!

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      Beti Dav 

      7 years ago

      Social Networking is a very good site to have the best girlfriend you have ever dreamt of

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      KAREN 

      7 years ago

      IT WOULD BE BETTER TO ADD MORE INFOS ABOUT THIS TOPIC

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      emailmarketing_nyc 

      7 years ago

      You perfectly hit the #4 (You can promote your site or business for free)social networking increased access to customer service and feedback.By having a presence on social networks like Twitter and Facebook, you’re able to instantly view any customer service issues that might arise.

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      Jamie-marie 

      7 years ago

      I had the same assignment and also found it very helpful thank you.

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      kate 

      8 years ago

      i actually had an assignment 2 write about the advantages n disadvantages of social networkin sites....ths came in some g8 help :P

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      sudhir 

      8 years ago

      its of great importance for people who rarely use internet and feel it as a bane and likes to get knowledge of everthing.

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      lll 

      8 years ago

      good

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      pooja 

      8 years ago

      Wow.....gud 1...shrt n sweet.. :)

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      nontokozo  

      8 years ago

      ayobaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

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      HnsInfotech 

      8 years ago

      Good work, Keep it up...

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      Ayush Agarwal 

      8 years ago

      You can meet new people - social networking sites are the perfect spot to neet new people online. With the help of advanced search tools you can find users who have the same interests you do and that can be the starting point of a great friendship and/or relationship. Many people meet online and then stabilish a relationship in real life - getting married, having children, etc.

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      kimberley 

      8 years ago

      accurate post

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      stefanie 

      8 years ago

      Spokentwitter which allows us to update Twitter Status from any phone. Many twitter tools are coming up. One I find of interesting is Spokentwitter because it allows me to tweet in my own language and convey the right message to my family and friends on twitter - in my own voice. For more information visit to http://www.spokentwitter.com

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      Divakar A K 

      8 years ago

      Good post. Giving clear cut points . i like it.

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      Mayette A. Saculinggan 

      8 years ago

      Yes I agree although most social networking sites were specially in school. The administrators was not yet able to see its use specially in terms of communication for teachers and students. These sites will also be a good venue to share ideas and at the same time post questions so that students who do not have the guts to participate during discussions inside the classroom will be able to share his/her ideas without facing their classmates. In that way it will give them more freedom to express their ideas on the lessons discussed.

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      dhurowitz 

      8 years ago

      good post, am a fan of social and often find myself defending the value of social and viral marketing.

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