Social networking sites are an essential part of everyday life. But whether they are good for relationships and society as a whole is debatable. Through objective discussion, numerous direct quotes, and full-color illustrations this title examines What Are the Origins of the Social Networking Debate? Is Social Networking Changing the Nature of Relationships? How Has Social Networking Impacted Political and International Events? How Does Social Networking Affect Education and the Workplace? Does Social Networking Pose a Threat to Privacy?