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Last updated at 13:01 GMT, Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Social networking

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The Express English team

This is what some people in London told us:

Facebook is good for staying in contact with people, but it can be addictive.

One woman says she uses Facebook all the time!

Did you know?

Fact

A survey in Australia revealed that 28% of employers use social media tools to locate or screen potential candidates for a job.

Language tip

The word 'follower' has been closely linked to social networking. It refers to someone who is tracking a particular person, group or organisation on a social networking site.

Cultural tip

Messages posted on social networking sites in the US and the UK are subject to the same libel laws as mainstream media but the anonymity afforded to some users makes prosecution more difficult.

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