A platform to buildsocial networks orsocial relations among people who, for example, share interests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections. A social network service consists of a representation of each user (often a profile), his/her social links, and a variety of additional services.
More information: Wikipedia social network service.
Social gaming stands for playing games on the internet with others, for example cardgames, board games (Wordfeud), role-playing games (World of Warcraft) and alternate reality games. Social network games as Angry Birds, Farmville en Pet Party are played with your friends and acquaintances in your social network. More information:
Online chatting is communicating by typing and sending text to an
other by two or more users of the internet
You may chat on your social network site or with a special chat program.
Skype allows users to communicate with peers by voice using a microphone, video by using a webcam, and by instant messaging over the Internet.
It is possible to find a serious relationship by using internet dating sites. There are special sites for different groups such as young singles, older people and people with higher education. You may also use some social network sites to find contacts. More information: