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a network of friends, colleagues, and other personal contacts:
Strong social networks can encourage healthy behaviors.
Digital Technology.

an online community of people with a common interest who use a website or other technologies to communicate with each other and share information, resources, etc.:
a business-oriented social network.
a website or online service that facilitates this communication.


a website where one connects with those sharing personal or professional interests, place of origin, education at a particular school, etc.
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