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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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5 Ways to Transform Facebook Page Apps into Free Advertisements

5 Ways to Transform Facebook Page Apps into Free Advertisements

Learn how to use Facebook's redesign to get your customer's attention.
What Facebook's Page Post Targeting Means to Your Business

What Facebook's Page Post Targeting Means to Your Business

Facebook's newest tweak could mean reaching exactly the customers you're after without annoying the ones you aren't.
How to Promote Your Business with Customized Facebook Timeline Apps

How to Promote Your Business with Customized Facebook Timeline Apps

Consider these tips when creating strategic one-off pages to bolster your online marketing efforts.
3 Strategies for Using Facebook's Promoted Posts

3 Strategies for Using Facebook's Promoted Posts

This new feature may boost your reach and sales. Just be sure to monitor the return on your investment.
Mike Jones on Ditching La La Land for Silicon Beach

Mike Jones on Ditching La La Land for Silicon Beach

Los Angeles has long been a mecca for creative types. Now it's attracting techies too.
3 Critical Questions to Ask Yourself Before Posting to Facebook

3 Critical Questions to Ask Yourself Before Posting to Facebook

Posting to Facebook is simple, right? Not so fast. Here are three gut-check questions to help prompt maximum engagement.
Inside the Competitive Mind of Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg (Infographic)

Inside the Competitive Mind of Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg (Infographic)

We put Facebook's founder under the microscope to dissect his ongoing drive to compete--even though the results can be a total fiasco.
What the IPO Market Revival Means for Start-Up Funding

What the IPO Market Revival Means for Start-Up Funding

Why a good showing among two recent public offerings could bode well for fast pace startups.
5 Things You Need to Know About Facebook's Edgerank Algorithm

5 Things You Need to Know About Facebook's Edgerank Algorithm

Engaging content and interactivity can help boost your visibility with fans.
3 Little-Known Metrics That Can Help Optimize Your Facebook Page

3 Little-Known Metrics That Can Help Optimize Your Facebook Page

Boost engagement and drive more traffic to your page by using Facebook Insights to understand what's working and what isn't.
Facebook's Marketing Tools You Might Not Know About

Facebook's Marketing Tools You Might Not Know About

Facebook insider Sarah Smith talks about pages in your admin panel with market-research treasure.
The Biggest Lessons Franchisors Learned About Social Media

The Biggest Lessons Franchisors Learned About Social Media

The franchise world has finally embraced social media. A look at the new services and policies helping the franchise systems work together, plus three tips to build a social fan base.
How to Make Facebook Ads Work for You

How to Make Facebook Ads Work for You

A look at three proven advertising models for increasing your page 'Likes' and fan engagement.
A New Tool for Adding Facebook Features to Your Website

A New Tool for Adding Facebook Features to Your Website

Four reasons you might consider trying the new Facebook plug-in for Wordpress.
5 Myths About Being an Entrepreneur

5 Myths About Being an Entrepreneur

Starting up isn't always going to land you fame and fortune. But, if you're lucky, you will control your own destiny. Before you start up, consider the truth about common myths.
New Facebook Features Help Businesses Better Manage Their Pages

New Facebook Features Help Businesses Better Manage Their Pages

Facebook released a trio of highly anticipated features expected to make managing a Facebook page for a business easier.
3 Ways to Supercharge Fan Engagement on Facebook

3 Ways to Supercharge Fan Engagement on Facebook

Here's how visual images, questions and videos can get your fans buzzing.
What Facebook's IPO Debacle Means for Startup Funding

What Facebook's IPO Debacle Means for Startup Funding

The disastrous Facebook initial public offering isn't likely to damp venture-capital interest in tech startups.
5 Ways to Master Social Media Multitasking

5 Ways to Master Social Media Multitasking

These tips and inexpensive tools can help streamline your efforts across multiple social media sites.
Jobs or Zuckerberg: Who'd Make the Better Boss?

Jobs or Zuckerberg: Who'd Make the Better Boss?

With the Apple founder's death and the Facebook IPO, there's been a changing of the guard in Silicon Valley. Here's how the two leaders' styles compare.
What Makes Facebook Worth So Much

What Makes Facebook Worth So Much

After Facebook's IPO, the social network is being valued at about $100 billion. Here's how you can try to emulate that success.
Facebook's 3 Biggest Ecommerce Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Facebook's 3 Biggest Ecommerce Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

When it comes to selling goods on the big social network, most users don't want to make purchases. Here's how to steer clear of the issues.
When Facebook's 'Like' Pushes the Wrong Button with Employers

When Facebook's 'Like' Pushes the Wrong Button with Employers

Clicking the 'Like' button on a business, brand, organization or person's official Facebook Page may be grounds for dismissal.
Finding the Best Time to Post to Social Networks

Finding the Best Time to Post to Social Networks

Popular URL shortening service bitly examines the peak times to post to Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.
Think It's OK to Ask for Employees' Facebook Logins? Think Again

Think It's OK to Ask for Employees' Facebook Logins? Think Again

State and federal legislation aimed at protecting freedom of speech is catching up with social media and employers.
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