social networking

noun
Updated on: 24 Apr 2018

Definition of social networking

: the creation and maintenance of personal and business relationships especially online

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First Known Use of social networking

1998

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SOCIAL NETWORKING Defined for English Language Learners

social networking

Definition of social networking for English Language Learners

  • : the activity of creating personal and business relationships with other people especially by sharing information, personal messages, etc., on the Internet


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