***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** WXPNews ("Your Source for all things XP") had an interesting piece about social networking that you may be interested in. Vol. 6, #20 - May 16, 2006 - Issue #227 I think the links to additional sources of information may be especially useful to someone interested in how many of these services there are, how many people are subscribed to each of them, or even the bill recently filed in Congress, called the "Deleting Online Predators Act," which would require schools and libraries to block access to social networking sites. Social networking: Latest Scourge or Old News? http://www.wxpnews.com/archives/wxpnews-227-20060516.htm all the best, Bill _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.