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Social Media and Networking

The use of social media and networking is one of the fastest growing and most quickly changing phenomena in the digital world. This rapid transformation seems to be governed by two conflicting principles. First is Moore’s law, developed by Intel’s cofounder Gordon Moore when he noted in 1965 that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit, and thus the overall computer processing power, had doubled every 2 years since their invention. Based on this observation, which has now been applied to the Internet, digital media, and computers, it is believed that each of them doubles in speed and capacity every 18 months to 2 years.

Based on Moore’s law, Intel Corporation believes that by the year 2020, at the current expansion rate, every person on ...

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