Definition of social network in English:

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social network

noun

1A network of social interactions and personal relationships.
Example sentences
  • Global measures assess the degree of social integration or embeddedness in a social network more broadly.
  • Social isolation is not just a reflection of erosion of social networks between Somalis.
  • One neglected aspect of sibling influence is the extent to which siblings influence a child's social network.
2A dedicated website or other application which enables users to communicate with each other by posting information, comments, messages, images, etc.
Example sentences
  • The data also revealed a widespread apathy to the prospect of purchasing through social networks.
  • The worst examples of data overload can be found inside the social networks themselves.
  • Their plans are dominated by a mass migration of social networks to mobile phones.

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