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ELA Guide: Social Networking Sites

Guide to resources for English language learners

What is this page for?

This page provides information and links for social networking

  • Social networking sites are web sites or web-based services that allow people to create online communities.  These communities may be based on shared characteristics such as interests, geographical location, or attendance at the same educational institution. 

  • In general, social networking sites require you to register and create an account before using them. Services on these sites are often free.

  • Familiar examples of social networking sites include Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Selected Social Networking Sites

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