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Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

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The Study of Offline Social Networks »

Rod Munday | Friday May 01, 2009

Categories: Other Topics, Social Networking, Offline Social Networks

The difference between a social network and a group is that a group is a tightly-bounded set of people who share interests and whose activities are located in one particular place and time, whereas a social network is a more loosely bounded set of individuals whose activities range across a number of diverse interests and take place at various locations and times (Wellman 1999).

As Snyder, Carpenter and Slauson (2006) state, traditional offline social networks are conceived...

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