University of Southern California The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering

Social Networking:
Relevent Social Networking Tools to iPodia

A social network is a social structure made up of individuals, or organizations, called "nodes". Nodes are connected by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as friendship, common interest, knowledge or prestige. In the conext of iPodia, various social network tools are utilized to enhance friendships of the iPodia students located globally. This allows students to network and connect with classmates who are dispersed around the globe as they would with classmates in their local classroom.