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Social Networking : The new and more dynamic

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    Social Networking: The new and more dynamic White and Yellow Pages

    Social networking is the new White Pages of the phone book, combined with the cataloging aspects of the Yellow Pages. Yet they deliver this in a more productive and dynamic way.

    While previously we had our high school year books and/or college year books, it's often difficult to keep up with changes because our record is a static one. Sure we could try to stay up with alumni affairs offices, but that is laborious, time-consuming, often in a different physical location. Social networking sites allow us to access records easily at our computer, whenever we want and where ever we are. Ease equals lower cost - much lower cost.

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    In addition, the data stored at different alumni affairs offices are in different formats. So, it's very difficult to view high school colleagues with the same level of detail as college ones for example. Social networking sites make it easier for us to keep up with the dynamism of our world because the data can be morphed and mapped to each other quickly, and data can be modified. I don't think my 20 yr old high school records could accommodate video clips (they just didn