social networking

noun
1.
the development of social and professional contacts; the sharing of information and services among people with a common interest.
2.
Computers. the use of websites or other online technologies to communicate with people and share information, resources, etc.: I met my husband through social networking.

social networker, noun
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Main Entry:  social networking
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the use of a website to connect with people who share personal or professional interests, place of origin, education at a particular school, etc.
Example:  Classmates and MySpace are premier sites for social networking.
Usage:  computing
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Example sentences
Any look at how kids have adapted to social networking and technology will tell
  you that gaming isn't an impediment to learning.
All the efforts to combine social networking with energy conservation seem to
  be pulling the plug.
The logic of online social networking points in a similar direction.
The rise of social networking upends the equation again.
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