with emergence of the online viz. internet or the www medium based social networking fora ....in synchronous with the instant messaging ...video/audio im...blogging ...etc
how close can the individual get!! ,
what is are the objectives of the social networking ??
can individuals ...be blurred by or a lack of understanding of their needs , wants
...trap/lead themselve's into associations, intimacy beyond their objectives ...
How to keep or set a tab on activities ...and get carried over beyond the barrier's set.
understand the barriers between the virtual world and physical world ...scope for use...misuse,
while there are always pro's and con's ....
want to know how many have successfully converged virtual friends/association's into a friend you met at
a social function ...translated them into dependable /forged associations , relationships of meaningful
Any or all suggestions , interpretations ...experiences, idea's , thoughts ...appreciated !!.
I WOULD LIKE TO PARTICULARLY UNDERSTAND THE FACT OR POSSIBILITY IF THE VIRTUAL SOCIAL NETWORKING TOOLS CAN BE USED TO drive traffic to web portals , have one on one interactivity with a potential customer ...viz. as effective marketing tools , and potentially close a deal or effect a sale!!
when you meet someone at social forum or event ...over a weekend or a function ...would you relay on the data/indentity on the virtual forums ...would you just get ahead ...accomplish your purpose in the meeting or the event ....without rattiling or worrying about am i networking ...with the identity am supposed to !! ...any after/side effects ...percievable!!