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QuestionThe difference between social networks and normal web sites? Pin
supernorb21-Nov-12 19:07
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I think a social network differs from a normal web site in its functionalities, not in the techniques used to build it, right? It is just a database-oriented web application like others. Or is there anything else I don't know about social network? Could you please let me know if there is anything else I don't mention here?

I intend to build a social network for my own (just for fun) but don't know where to start, I think I should draft all the functionalities or at least the most essential ones a social network should have first and then build each one. Could you list all the functionalities a web application should have to be called a social network? (this is important to me before I can start my work).
I also want some source code to refer to as a sample. If possible, could you please give me some link to download the source code (written in PHP please) for a social network?

Your help would be highly appreciated!
Thanks!
AnswerRe: The difference between social networks and normal web sites? Pin
Richard MacCutchan21-Nov-12 22:19
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supernorb22-Nov-12 17:13
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Richard MacCutchan22-Nov-12 23:28
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