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Social Life Networks
September/October 2011 (vol. 13 no. 5)
pp. 8-11
Ramesh Jain, University of California, Irvine
David Sonnen, Integrated Spatial Solutions

The next generation of social networks—social life networks (SLNs)—could become a powerful force for individual well-being and economic growth. In particular, SNLs in emerging economies could provide timely access to essential resources such as healthcare, transportation, education, and water. The authors outline requirements for SLNs and the challenges of realizing these next-gen social networks.

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Keywords: Social life networks, social networking, emerging markets, developing countries, information technology
Citation:
Ramesh Jain, David Sonnen, "Social Life Networks," IT Professional, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 8-11, Sept.-Oct. 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.86
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