Social networking sites are a vital part of the Web 2.0 technology. The main concept of the book is to address the various viewpoints and opinions on the use of the Social Networking Sites (SNSs) in India, particularly in the academic environment. A comprehensive review of research on various facets of the social networking sites has been presented. The book also discuss the various aspects related to SNSs such as, tools and technologies of SNSs, objectives and functions of SNSs, types of SNSs, chronology and tabular representation of the growth and development of social networking sites. Finally, a comprehensive glossary of the terms used in the domain of social networking sites has been provided along with a few useful appendices, such as, questionnaire and bibliography which is also provided with useful insights on social networking sites. It is the hope of the authors that information scientists, librarians, students and researchers in this domain using this piece of work will find that their physical and intellectual efforts have been bringing a new knowledge landscape in this area and will find this monograph informative and useful.