TITLE

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PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
New Scientist;12/9/2006, Vol. 192 Issue 2581, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article states that 43 percent of users of social networking Web sites rate the virtual friends they "meet" online as highly as their real-world friends.
ACCESSION #
23551776

 

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