HI Orkut, MYspace, Babble, Yahoo360 ………….
Yes ,social networking a new name in ICT era with having old philosophy of communities practices like interest group, disuccsion group.The only difference between this two is this new one is enhancing expanding and visulaisng the concept and discussion into a larger audience where people from diverse area join and share their idea.Thanks to Web 2.0.
What Social networking is doing is providing a online multiuser enviroment which is intended to support the creation, explanation and sharing of knowledge through various communication methods.These things are not only connecting diverse people from diferent knowledge domain but its creating a trust and relationships, where people can share their thought and ideas without any hesitation.
and which we know the first step in creating tacit knowledge in KM practices
Yes , Please look on this
* Through conversatation its expliciting tacit knowledge.
* broadening explicitKnowledge base
* Sharing knowledge explicit to explicit
I know that you know that i know,I think this will be appropiate name for Social network where we are attempting to mark people and their behaviour more prominent, enabling the creation, exercise mutual observation and coherent productivity, fluid interaction and innovate and explicit the tacit knowledge.
There are a large number of topic are discussing everyday by different intrest groups through social networking .This means in everyday there is huge number of tacit knowledge is generating through this social networking.
This is the world in Web 2.0..where Big is not rulling over Small but Fast is rulling over Slow. How much you are first in (Knowledge creation, innovation and capturing)which directly related to your survival in this Flat world.
And social networking has a big role in this Knowledge era.