Social computing is an interactive online exchange in which individual users join together with other users to form communication partners or social groups and exchange information via corresponding online services
. Social computing is the symbiosis of social behavior and computer technology. In social computing, users with similar interests meet in virtual spaces. Chats are chat rooms, blogs, social games or instant messaging
points of view and define common goals. Social computing can be used in companies for employee motivation, but also in private, for example for partnerships or players in computer games.
Via social networks, relationships can be strengthened, but also quickly dissolved again.