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Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

Patterns of interpersonal relationships among individuals based on face-to-face interaction and/or mediated communication. The concept of social networks was introduced by Radcliffe-Brown...

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social networking

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 34 words.

1. (networking) Developing personal or professional relationships within a *social network: see networking.

2. (social media networking)

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social network

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 91 words.

1. A web of relationships between individuals. See also consumer network; learning networks; network; social network analysis

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social network

Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin and Alisdair Rogers.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 240 words.

A group of individuals linked together through social relationships. Individuals can belong to multiple, overlapping or interlinked social networks, each

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social network

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 21 words.

A *network of Internet users that are joined by some *social media technology such as *Facebook.

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Social Network

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2014; p ublished online July 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 39 words.

The Network of individuals, groups, organizations, institutions, and social resources to which individuals and groups are connected to or isolated

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Social networks

M. E. J. Newman.

in Networks

March 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Mathematical and Statistical Physics. 11757 words.

Social networks are networks in which the vertices are people, or sometimes groups of people, and the edges represent some form of social interaction between them, such as friendship. This...

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Social networks

Mark Newman.

in Networks

July 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Mathematical and Statistical Physics. 10204 words.

A discussion of social networks and methods for determining their structure. The chapter starts with a brief description of social networks, broadly defined, and the history of their study....

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Social Networks

Kirk A. Foster and Victoria A. Charles.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Human Behaviour and the Social Environment. 8330 words.

Social networks are structures composed of relational patterns of interactions among a set of actors. These actors may be individuals, families, groups, or organizations connected through...

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social networks

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 113 words.

Patterns of interpersonal relationships among individuals based on face-to-face interaction and/or mediated communication. The concept of social networks was introduced

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Social Networks

David Knoke.

in Sociology

P ublished online July 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Economic Sociology; Gender and Sexuality; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Population and Demography; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Theory. 14302 words.

Social network analysis comprise theories and methods of investigating structural relations among social actors and explaining social outcomes as the result of connections at the...

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social network

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

Patterns of interpersonal relationships among individuals based on face-to-face interaction and/or mediated communication. The concept of social networks was introduced by Radcliffe-Brown...

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Social Networks

Peter J. Carrington.

in Criminology

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Criminal Justice; Criminology. 13341 words.

This article is concerned with applications in criminology of the concept of the social network. Three distinct types of networks occur in criminological theory and research. First, the...

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social network aggregation

Edited by Charles Doyle.

in A Dictionary of Marketing

January 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing. 26 words.

The gathering together of information and content from a range of social networks. A social network aggregator (such as *

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distributed social network

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 18 words.

A decentralized *social networking service linking users of all of the participating social media sites.

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Social and cognitive networks

Guido Caldarelli.

in Scale-Free Networks

May 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Mathematical and Statistical Physics. 6325 words.

This chapter studies the properties of social and cognitive networks, including collaborative and linguistic networks such as Wikipedia.

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Social Network Analysis

Douglas A. Luke, Amar Dhand and Bobbi J. Carothers.

in Systems Science and Population Health

January 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 4000 words.

This chapter attempts to answer the following five questions: (1) What is network science and social network analysis? (2) Why are networks important for studying, understanding, and...

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social networking web site

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 118 words.

A web site that offers social networking services. Registered members of the site are able to designate other members as

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social networking sites

Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin and Alisdair Rogers.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 180 words.

*Internet sites that enable people to communicate, build social networks, and share their thoughts and media files (e.g., photos,

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social media networking

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 47 words.

The use of websites and apps for professional or personal *social networking, or their use by businesses for

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social network market

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 127 words.

1. A social network of producers and consumers of online content (as well as of offline commodities and services), in

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