Evolution of Social Networks into Virtual Organizations

Modern online social networks are successful and popular, and have been since the mid-1990s. The question now before us is this: what is this phenomenon and where do we go from here? Find out how online social networking and the many related user trends can impact businesses, governments, and other organizations—including virtual organizations—with a detailed account of the types of social network users.

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