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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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Five Facebook Developments for Businesses

Five Facebook Developments for Businesses

From deal making to commenting, Facebook's latest offerings shouldn't be ignored by business owners and brand managers.
Why We're Still Lost In Geolocation

Why We're Still Lost In Geolocation

If you expect services like Foursquare or Gowalla to help grow your business, move past the check-in and offer something of value.
Four Contests Offer Small Businesses Cash, Mentoring

Four Contests Offer Small Businesses Cash, Mentoring

Present a creative idea, and you might take home up to $25,000 in the current crop of contests. Here are details.
Facebook and AmEx Offering Business Makeovers

Facebook and AmEx Offering Business Makeovers

Winners of The Facebook Big Break for Small Business contest each receive $20k. Learn how to enter here.
Don't Ignore the Easiest Place to Find Customers

Don't Ignore the Easiest Place to Find Customers

Here's how to turn your current customers into your best customers.
Why You Should Optimize Your Social Media Presence

Why You Should Optimize Your Social Media Presence

Many of the top consumer brands have dropped the social media ball. Here's how you can learn from their mistakes.
How Marketers Use Social Media

How Marketers Use Social Media

New report reveals how marketers are using social media to reach their customers.
How to Find Customers on Social Media

How to Find Customers on Social Media

New York University Marketing Professor Jeffrey Carr offers three tips for attracting new customers through Facebook, Twitter and other social networks. Entrepreneur.com's Diana Ransom reports.
Three Tips to Boost Business on Foursquare

Three Tips to Boost Business on Foursquare

Between landing sales and tracking customers, entrepreneurs are finding ways to leverage mobile networking to boost business.
How to Harness the Power of Social Media Feedback

How to Harness the Power of Social Media Feedback

Engaging with consumers enables owners to assess a product's strengths and weaknesses.
Using Social Media to Find the Right Customers

Using Social Media to Find the Right Customers

Using social media can put your business in front of millions of potential customers. But it's up to you to draw them in.
Here Come the Gatecrashers

Here Come the Gatecrashers

The international Interactive, Film and Music Festival called South By Southwest begins today. And it's all about you.
Top 10 Most Influential People Online

Top 10 Most Influential People Online

Who controls the Internet? For all the talk about how the Internet levels the playing field and gives anyone the chance to become an influence in society and
How to Look Like a Pro on Facebook

How to Look Like a Pro on Facebook

Between running a business and marketing it, you may need a hand building your Facebook presence. Here's how to get help.

Business Owners Weigh In on Facebook Messaging

Don't be a Zucker. Facebook's new e-mail messaging system might help you better manage your contacts -- or waste your time.
Dating Sites For -- and By -- Entrepreneurs

Dating Sites For -- and By -- Entrepreneurs

Business owners find a market niche in their unique relationship dilemma.
Richard Branson on 'Social' Relations

Richard Branson on 'Social' Relations

The celebrated entrepreneur explores how the use of social media can define a company's future success.
Building Your Brand with Social Media

Building Your Brand with Social Media

Five steps to establishing a credible online presence for your small business.

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