The article introduces basic BuddyPress features, plugins needed and basic set-up.
BuddyPress is an open source social networking software package. It is a plugin that can be installed on WordPress to transform it into a social network platform.
Well worth a read for anyone thinking of trying BuddyPress on a WordPress site. Full article at: http://www.htmlgoodies.com/beyond/webmaster/toolbox/article.php/3913616