social network

noun

Definition of social network

1 :a network of individuals (such as friends, acquaintances, and coworkers) connected by interpersonal relationships
2 :an online service or site through which people create and maintain interpersonal relationships
  • And millions of people have become comfortable using smart-phones to share information about themselves, via mobile apps that access social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • The Economist

First Known Use of social network

1845


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