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Facebook is the largest social networking site worldwide.

The site was co-founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg while still a student at Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass. Membership was initially limited to Harvard students but the site eventually opened to other college and high school students. Membership was extended to anyone with a valid email address in 2006.

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Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring

Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring

The line between social network and ecommerce platform is looking increasingly blurred.
11 Unusual Social Media Tips and Tricks to Drive Branding, Clicks and Conversions

11 Unusual Social Media Tips and Tricks to Drive Branding, Clicks and Conversions

Be your company's ambassador by sharing posts that will encourage your followers' engagement.
Facebook Says Cheerleader's Chilling Hunting Photos Violate Its Community Standards

Facebook Says Cheerleader's Chilling Hunting Photos Violate Its Community Standards

Facebook has scrapped graphic images showcasing Kendall Jones' hunting conquests -- but not in response to public outcry, the company claims.
A Guide to Perfect Social Media Posts (Infographic)

A Guide to Perfect Social Media Posts (Infographic)

What does a perfect social media post look like? Some detailed tips for creating the best posts possible.
U.K. to Investigate Facebook's 'Poorly Communicated' Psych Experiment

U.K. to Investigate Facebook's 'Poorly Communicated' Psych Experiment

‘We never meant to upset you,’ said Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg in an apology that failed to acknowledge the polarizing content of the experiment itself.
Bitcoin in 10 Years: 4 Predictions From SecondMarket's Barry Silbert

Bitcoin in 10 Years: 4 Predictions From SecondMarket's Barry Silbert

In Silbert's crystal ball, the cryptocurrency will be accepted by every e-commerce website and force money-transfer giants like Western Union and MoneyGram to close up shop.
Tell Us: Will Facebook's Unethical User Experiment Make You Quit?

Tell Us: Will Facebook's Unethical User Experiment Make You Quit?

Emotions are running high over an experiment where Facebook manipulated news feeds to see how users’ emotional states would be affected.
Facebook Basically Shrugs Off User Outrage Over 'Emotional' Experiment

Facebook Basically Shrugs Off User Outrage Over 'Emotional' Experiment

The social network wanted to find out what influences our emotions. Unfortunately, everyone is angry now.
This Bar Wants You to Apply for a Job Via Snapchat

This Bar Wants You to Apply for a Job Via Snapchat

Forget LinkedIn -- this Dublin pub is requiring hopeful employees to apply through the ephemeral messaging service.
Gain Long-Term Social Followers With These 5 Tips

Gain Long-Term Social Followers With These 5 Tips

Having an engaged audience online can help your bottom line, but you have to be careful.
Here's Why Your Envy-Inducing Facebook Feed Is All Just a Big Fat Lie (Video)

Here's Why Your Envy-Inducing Facebook Feed Is All Just a Big Fat Lie (Video)

Our friends' lives can appear perfect as viewed through the garbling lens of social media. 'But are they really?' a new viral video asks.
Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity

Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity

The numbers that critics use to paint a damaging picture of Silicon Valley need to be viewed in context.
Is Your Social Media Content D.O.A.? Try This. (Infographic)

Is Your Social Media Content D.O.A.? Try This. (Infographic)

You put lots of time into crafting the perfect post, only for it to fall flat. Here’s how to increase its shots at going viral.
Taking Aim at Twitter, Facebook Ramps Up Celeb Presence

Taking Aim at Twitter, Facebook Ramps Up Celeb Presence

The social giant continues to take aim at rival Twitter with an emphasis on VIP users and entertainment partnerships.
Cracker Jack Seeks Relaunch on Social Media

Cracker Jack Seeks Relaunch on Social Media

The company is hoping to drum up buzz with its first ad campaign in several years, which will take place on Facebook
What Jerry Seinfeld Thinks of Social Media

What Jerry Seinfeld Thinks of Social Media

The comedian takes a stab at answering questions related to Facebook, Twitter and drones.
Build Your Personal Brand on Social Media, Moment by Moment

Build Your Personal Brand on Social Media, Moment by Moment

Online platforms are outlets to develop and broadcast your voice, but you have to be careful and considerate.
Want Your Employees to Share Company Social Media Posts? This One-Click Tool Makes It Easy.

Want Your Employees to Share Company Social Media Posts? This One-Click Tool Makes It Easy.

Convincing your team to regularly share company social media posts is no easy task. Here, social media marketing expert Brian Honigman reveals his favorite fix for this common conundrum.
Want to Work For Me? Be My Facebook Friend.

Want to Work For Me? Be My Facebook Friend.

Is looking into online activities an invasion of privacy? Maybe, but it's important to learn everything you can about a job candidate.
10 Tips for Mastering Facebook

10 Tips for Mastering Facebook

Get the most out of your time and money on the social network with these important pieces of advice.
See The Hidden Meanings Inside 17 Tech Company Logos

See The Hidden Meanings Inside 17 Tech Company Logos

These highly recognizable logos have hidden, subtle, or otherwise clever messages that you probably never realized.
Facebook Suffers 30-Minute Outage, Twitterverse Goes Ballistic

Facebook Suffers 30-Minute Outage, Twitterverse Goes Ballistic

Disgruntled Facebook users vented and poked fun at the outage on Twitter, with the 'Facebookisdown' hashtag receiving 49,000 mentions during the 30-minute period.
Facebook Isn't the End All, Be All for Social Marketing

Facebook Isn't the End All, Be All for Social Marketing

While companies should have a presence on Facebook, the platform isn't the only means to gaining visibility in the social-media world.
Facebook Launches Slingshot, Its Snapchat Competitor

Facebook Launches Slingshot, Its Snapchat Competitor

The new ephemeral messaging app is a familiar concept with an interesting and risky twist.
Facebook Adds Tap-and-Hold Video Recording Feature to Messenger App

Facebook Adds Tap-and-Hold Video Recording Feature to Messenger App

Looking to take on Snapchat, the new feature makes sharing text, photos and videos more seamless than ever.
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