The Fascination Of Social Network

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The Fascination of Social Network Nowadays, people have their own cell phones, tablets personal computers. According to an article "Social Media: The New News Source” written by Kristin Marino, social networking sites are a top news source for 27.8% of Americans, ranking below newspapers (28.8%) and above radio (18.8%) and print publications (6%) (Marino). Because of these kinds of information technology products, not only teenagers start using social networking sites, but also our previous generation, like our parents, even our grandparents. Social networking sites are helping us to connect to other people and the world. It is a brilliant embodiment of communicating method, especially notable for its superb spreading speed, the wide range of information and the convenience of establishing friendships. Social networking is how people connect to each other now and in the future. As we all know, Facebook is the most popular social networking site. To give some statistics, there are 1,374,000,000 people using Facebook in the world (Statistic Brain RSS), but Facebook is not the beginning of social networking. It started with Bulletin Board System. It is an online place for users to communicate with a central system where they could download files and post messages to other users (Liu). From late the 70’s to now, people show a great improvement on the Internet. In developed countries, the majority of people use social networks to communicate by chatting, blogging and
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