Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
In recent years, the idea of social cloud has been coming to the forefront of research. Social cloud is a metaphor of collaborative resource sharing framework on online Social network. The central theme of social cloud is to utilize computational resources on the basis of `Give-and-take' policy for mutual benefit. By keeping social cloud is a collaborative resource sharing framework and as a center point, researchers visualize social cloud from various perspective. The series of reported views regarding social cloud, on the one hand, shows its potential to act as a unique computing, on the other hand, makes the overall picture confusing.