Why do we call social media sites like Facebook and Twitter "social networks?" What is a network? Can you use the principles of a physical network and apply them to a virtual social networking site? How are they similar? How are they different? Watch the videos and read the articles below. Use graph theory to create a visual representation of a virtual social network.
Applying Your Research
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Problem Based Learning: Finding Solutions
You have just been hired by an online retailer to connect warehouses in 10 major US cities. Your job is to make a continuous shipping connection between all ten cities for best results. Use the graph theory to create your connections.