Social Networking

Components of Social Networking

Social networks are created by complex interactions between many people. These interactions can take place through many different media online, and it can be very helpful to understand the different ways in which people can connect through social networking sites. Do you know about the different components of social networking? Click the “play” button on the presentation below and use the arrows to zoom in and out of each text area to to find out more about the components of social networking.

Did You Know?


  • 95% of all teens ages 12-17 are now online and 80% of those online teens are users of social media sites.1
  • Nearly two-thirds (63%) of teens with profiles on social networks believe that a motivated person could eventually identify them from the information they publicly provide on their profiles.2
  • Nearly 54% of the selected profiles revealed details about risky sexual lifestyles, drug addictions and violent encounters with peers.3

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