friends

On social networking sites (SNS), like Facebook, friends are the people on the same SNS that you have added as a contact from within your own profile. On some social networking sites you may be required to accept a person’s friend request before they can see your profile, on other sites it may be an automatic linking with no permission requested or required.

See also "Social Networking Sites" in the Quick Reference section of Webopedia.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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