Tuesday, January 24, 2012

What is Facebook

What is Facebook 

Facebook is an online social networking platform that people used to connect with friends, family, and business associates.

Facebook is a social system service and website popped up in February 2004, control and owned by Facebook Inc. In January 2012, Facebook has in excess of millions working users. Users are required to register previous to using the site, later than which they may generate a private profile, add new users as friends, and swap messages, together with involuntary notifications when they revise their profile. 

Moreover, users may link ordinary-interest user groups, planned by place of work, school or college, or other integrity, and group their friends into lists such as "People from Work" or "Close Friends".

The name of the service stems from the informal name for the book specified to students at the start of the educational year by some university management in the United States to help out students get to know each other. Facebook permit any users who assert himself to be as a minimum 13 years old to happen to registered users of the site.

Facebook was established by Mark Zuckerberg with his college friends and fellow students Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.Boston area and the Ivy League, and Stanford University. It slowly but surely added hold for students at different other universities earlier than opening to high school students, and in the end to anyone aged 13 and over. In May 2011, Consumers Reports.org, there are 7.5 million children under 13 using Facebook with accounts, go against the site's terms of service.

A January 2009 Compete.com study position Facebook as the majority used social system services by universal monthly active users, others entertainment weekly built-in the site. Today Facebook an estimated 41.6% of the U.S. people had a Facebook account. However, Facebook's marketplace increase started to stall in some area, with the site trailing 7 million active users in the United States and Canada in 2011.


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