Volume 17 - Issue 11 - November 2009

Over the last few years social networking has become prominent in our world. Facebook, which was founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg as online network for Harvard students, has since evolved into more than 300 million active users including high school students, college students and adults of all ages. Companies, people and groups also can create pages so members can become “fans.” Have a favorite sports team, restaurant or magazine? You can fan them on Facebook and get regular updates. There’s also Twitter — a way for friends to “follow” each other and know what everyone is up to in 140 char