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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 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.
Facebook Lets Users Determine the Ads They Want to See

Facebook Lets Users Determine the Ads They Want to See

The social giant is letting users modify their ad profiles while also gaining more information about them.
Which Social Media Accounts Really Matter and Why

Which Social Media Accounts Really Matter and Why

Don't waste your time messing around on social sites that have no ROI for you. Here's how you can do better at gaining leads on the sites that are perfect for your business.
How the World Cup Is Fueling a Social Media Frenzy (Infographic)

How the World Cup Is Fueling a Social Media Frenzy (Infographic)

Roughly 74 percent of viewers are expected to be on social media while watching the games, according to this infographic.
PayPal President David Marcus Jumps Ship to Run Messaging at Facebook

PayPal President David Marcus Jumps Ship to Run Messaging at Facebook

Marcus will run the messaging business for Facebook after leaving the eBay unit after three years.
6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now

6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now

The sooner you get off the nonstop narcissism train, the better. Here's why.
Facebook Explains Why Organic Reach Is Dying

Facebook Explains Why Organic Reach Is Dying

It's not about making more money, it's about creating a better user experience, the company said in a blog post.
As Buried Cartridges Are Unearthed, Atari Plots a Comeback

As Buried Cartridges Are Unearthed, Atari Plots a Comeback

With a new CEO leading the way, Atari is focusing on the future. At the same time, a documentary in the works seeks to uncover why, years ago, Atari dumped thousands of cartridges in a landfill.
Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook

Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook

Have a Facebook page but don't know what to do with it? Here are some tips from business owners who rely predominately on the social network to fuel their marketing efforts.
Enlist Twitter for Crowdfunding Success

Enlist Twitter for Crowdfunding Success

Those 140-character posts are perfect for driving traffic to your campaign because of their reach and speed in sharing news.
Overwhelmed by Email and Social Mentions? This Tool Tames Both.

Overwhelmed by Email and Social Mentions? This Tool Tames Both.

Here's what marketing expert Brian Honigman uses to funnel all of his email and social media communications into a single central inbox that makes sense of it all.
Facebook Shares Social Strategies at First-Ever Small Business Boot Camp

Facebook Shares Social Strategies at First-Ever Small Business Boot Camp

Roughly 900 local business owners attended the symposium, marking Facebook's first-ever effort to reach out to entrepreneurs face-to-face.
A (Good) Picture Is Worth a Thousand (Text-Only) Posts

A (Good) Picture Is Worth a Thousand (Text-Only) Posts

Word-of-mouth is no longer just about the words. A smart social-media policy brandishing photos can help varnish a business reputation.
Google Ready to Drop Billions on Satellites for Worldwide Connectivity

Google Ready to Drop Billions on Satellites for Worldwide Connectivity

The tech giant is reportedly embarking on a plan to launch 180 small orbiting satellites that will bring Internet to unwired parts of the globe.
Are You Trying Too Hard on Social Media? This Website Will Let You Know.

Are You Trying Too Hard on Social Media? This Website Will Let You Know.

This algorithm will help determine if you are annoying your followers and friends online or they want to see more of you.
Hallelujah! Facebook Is Disabling This Majorly Annoying Feature.

Hallelujah! Facebook Is Disabling This Majorly Annoying Feature.

The social network takes another step to clean up our news feeds.
Facebook Lets Restaurants Post Menus to Pages; Yelp Announces New Video Feature

Facebook Lets Restaurants Post Menus to Pages; Yelp Announces New Video Feature

Facebook's new feature is a direct jab at competitors like Yelp.
Facebook Rolls Out Site-Wide 'Privacy Checkup,' Revamps Default User Settings

Facebook Rolls Out Site-Wide 'Privacy Checkup,' Revamps Default User Settings

Rather than assuming that new users wish to share their feeds with the entire Internet, Facebook will now implement default sharing among 'Friends.'
Facebook Reportedly Developing Its Own Snapchat -- Again

Facebook Reportedly Developing Its Own Snapchat -- Again

Poke may have flopped, but will Slingshot prevail?
6 Key Shifts in Thinking About Social Media

6 Key Shifts in Thinking About Social Media

Findings of a new report show that while there are some constants in social media, marketers are switching up certain important philosophies.
As Mark Zuckerberg Turns 30, His 10 Best Quotes as CEO

As Mark Zuckerberg Turns 30, His 10 Best Quotes as CEO

One thing is for certain: Zuckerberg has had some interesting sound bytes over the years. Here are a few we liked best.
3 Tips for Digital Marketing on a Budget

3 Tips for Digital Marketing on a Budget

Want to expand your digital reach without breaking the bank? Here are three tips.
4 Mistakes That Can Harm a Company's Social Media Campaign

4 Mistakes That Can Harm a Company's Social Media Campaign

Even the most savvy social-media maven can at times become confused over the best activities to pursue. Check out this list of don'ts.
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