Horizontal social networks: are networks aimed at all types of users and without a defined theme. All types of individuals interact in them, being able to create communities and easily connect with people who share the same interests. Some examples are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google…
Vertical social networks: are those that target a specific audience and a specific theme.
are aimed at generating professional social relations between users. Some examples are Xing, LinkedIn , Viadeo…
Mixed vertical social networks: These combine both professional and leisure themes, and are therefore less formal than, for example, LinkedIn. Unience is one of the most prominent.
University social networks: are aimed at the university community. In them, students can chat and communicate with their professors, view the syllabus of the subjects, and download material, among other things.
Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share information with your family and friends online.
Click on “Sign Up”.
Your home page is the page that appears when you log onto Facebook. It consists of the News Feed, which is a continuously updated list of your friends’ publications. Pages you like and any other relationships you have. You can react to the publications you see, or search for people or topics that interest you.
Click on the search bar on the top of the page. Write the name of your friend on the search bar, then click on the magnifying search button.
To send a friendship request to someone, click on the “Add” button next to their profile picture. The “Add” option may not appear next to the profile picture of some people, depending on their confidentiality parameter.
The same rule applies for pages or groups. You can look for them on the search bar and join groups by clicking on the blue button “Join” or like pages clicking on the button like (thumbs up).