Networking is your skill at working your contacts, trading favors, and keeping your finger on the pulse of a particular faction or cultural grouping.
Use Networking to gather information or call on services using your Reputation (see Reputation and Social Networks, p. 285).
Networking is a field. It requires a particular area of expertise to be selected. Examples include Autonomists (@-rep), Criminals (g-rep), Ecologists (e-rep), Firewall (i-rep), Hypercorps (c-rep), Media (f-rep), Scientists (r-rep).