StumbleUpon, Yelp Expand Social Networks' Range
O'Leary, Mick, Information Today
It seems social networks have taken over. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is TIME's 2010 Person of the Year, and the movie about Facebook - The Social Network - won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Facebook, which now has 250 million members, is a close second to Google as the world's top website as of Feb. 10, 2011, according to Alexa.com. Other social networks such as Myspace and Twitter are also among the web's most heavily trafficked sites. Although these sites can extend your network of friends into the thousands, they also have a dark side, from photos of drunken parties that have derailed job offers to millions of inane, semiliterate tweets. More seriously, several …
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Publication information: Article title: StumbleUpon, Yelp Expand Social Networks' Range. Contributors: O'Leary, Mick - Author. Magazine title: Information Today. Volume: 28. Issue: 4 Publication date: April 2011. Page number: 22+. © 2009 Information Today, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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