Friday, April 25, 2008

Social Networks Mirroring Rality TV

According to a study conducted by University of Buffalo and University of Hawaii, young people who like to watch reality shows like American Idol are more likely to accept unknown friend requests and are interested in social networking. The researchers say claim that "online social networking may not be a fad. Beyond its usefulness for communication, personal expression and directory look-ups, the sites are also working in sync with some of the biggest cultural trends at large"

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