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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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Small Business Saturday Kicks Off

Small Business Saturday Kicks Off

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg urges consumers across the country to support independent merchants on Nov. 26.
Facebook Friends Franchises

Facebook Friends Franchises

The social-networking giant joins the International Franchise Association, with plans to appear at the trade group's annual meeting.
Venture Investors Spar Over the Tech Bubble

Venture Investors Spar Over the Tech Bubble

Call it a bubble or not, Groupon's lower valuation may throw a wrench in it.
How Tagged Made a Turnaround for Growth

How Tagged Made a Turnaround for Growth

A look at how the third-largest social network built a following, plus hiring tips for expanding businesses.
Chief Cheezburger Ben Huh Dishes on Social Media

Chief Cheezburger Ben Huh Dishes on Social Media

Building a media colossus isn't easy, but using social media can help. Here's how Ben Huh of I Can Has Cheezburger? is continually perfecting his company's strategy.
Five Keys to Building a Successful Gaming Company

Five Keys to Building a Successful Gaming Company

Starting up a gaming company can be complex. Here are some tips that Row Sham Bow CEO learned to stay focused.
Employees' Facebook Posts Give Businesses Heartburn

Employees' Facebook Posts Give Businesses Heartburn

Facebook posts about work may be protected speech -- giving small employers more of a reason to seek professional advice when crafting a social-media policy.
How Facebook's Facelift Affects Your Business

How Facebook's Facelift Affects Your Business

While users bemoan its most recent changes, Facebook's update may be a good thing for businesses and brands.
Facebook Has Lots to Share At f8 (Video)

Facebook Has Lots to Share At f8 (Video)

Now 800 million members strong, the social media giant reveals major changes and a slew of new features.
A Profile of the Active Social Networker

A Profile of the Active Social Networker

Americans are spending more time on social networks and blogs, according to a new study from Nielsen. Here's what that means for you.
Are Facebook Posts Penalized by Using Third-Party Tools?

Are Facebook Posts Penalized by Using Third-Party Tools?

If a new report is to be believed, using a third-party tool to post Facebook updates may actually do more harm than good.
Facebook Offers Newbies a Step-by-Step Guide

Facebook Offers Newbies a Step-by-Step Guide

New guide is a big help for business owners new to the popular social network, but trial and error will still be required.
Who Checks Your Company's Social Media Profile?

Who Checks Your Company's Social Media Profile?

The percentage of adults using social media sites on a daily basis continues to rise. Here's how to update your communications strategy accordingly.
How Can I Get People to My Facebook Page?

How Can I Get People to My Facebook Page?

Starr Hall on finding resources and creative ideas to attract the right social media fans.
Facebook Posting Techniques that Really Work

Facebook Posting Techniques that Really Work

Boosting the effectiveness of your Facebook publishing strategy is easy if you know the answers to these seven questions.
Do's and Don'ts of Using Social Media to Screen New Hires

Do's and Don'ts of Using Social Media to Screen New Hires

If your HR department or hiring manager is thinking about vetting job applicants via social media sites, consider these consequences.
Why Facebook's Friends May Fade

Why Facebook's Friends May Fade

While its customer satisfaction score jumped by 3 percent in 2011, Facebook continues to disappoint the masses.
Report: Facebook Users are a Trusting Bunch

Report: Facebook Users are a Trusting Bunch

A new study investigates if Facebook and other popular social networking sites are socially isolating.
Google+ Isn't Ready For Business

Google+ Isn't Ready For Business

Chomping at the bit to put your business on Google+? You're not alone -- but you'll have to wait.
Advertise on Facebook? AmEx Has the Credit Card for You

Advertise on Facebook? AmEx Has the Credit Card for You

The AmEx program looks good on paper, but, for many entrepreneurs, the cost of entry may be too high.
The Spark That Fuels Wildfire Interactive

The Spark That Fuels Wildfire Interactive

The adventurous couple looking to shake up the social-media marketing industry.
New Facebook Ad Unit Ask Users to Chime In

New Facebook Ad Unit Ask Users to Chime In

Facebook's latest advertising concept -- Comment ads -- allow brands to engage with consumers in an entirely new way.
Climbing on the Social Media IPO Bandwagon

Climbing on the Social Media IPO Bandwagon

The latest tech companies to go public have seen their share prices sink. Here's what the trend means for future tech IPOs.
Taking the 'I' Out of Business Posts on Facebook

Taking the 'I' Out of Business Posts on Facebook

To better express its collective efforts, a business should use the word 'we' in social media communications.
How to Promote Your Business Blog with Social Media

How to Promote Your Business Blog with Social Media

Follow these tips to harness the full promotional power of the social web.

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