University of Oulu, 2016

Social networking guide for parents

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SOCIAL NETWORKING?

Prof. Harri. Oinas-Kukkonen, University of Oulu

29.3.2012

What is the appeal of social networking services?

Online social networking services (SNS) have come to stay. Facebook is said to have 800 million users, and it by no means is being used by teens only. Many would know Facebook, but there are hundreds of other interesting social networking services as well, and more are introduced weekly. What is the apeeal? To put it simple, ease at communicating with one's friends and relatives. Some think that SNS is the best way to keep in touch, Social networking services, such as Twitter, can also be used effectively for teaching purposes. Read more

Last updated: 11.6.2019