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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 Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You

Facebook Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You

With its acquisition of Moves, the social network is getting into the fitness-tracking game alongside Fitbit and Nike.
Avoid These Social Media Dead Zones

Avoid These Social Media Dead Zones

Here are the worst times to post to the different channels.
Love It or Hate It, Facebook Is So Hot Right Now

Love It or Hate It, Facebook Is So Hot Right Now

Facebook appears to be unstoppable as it releases its first-quarter earnings.
An Entrepreneur's Social-Media Plan for Success

An Entrepreneur's Social-Media Plan for Success

For those just jumping on the social-media bandwagon, here are a few tips on getting started.
Why Your Brand Should Be Posting on Facebook on Fridays

Why Your Brand Should Be Posting on Facebook on Fridays

Make sure your business capitalizes as users start to check out on Fridays.
4 Movies Plots That Modern Technology Would Have Destroyed

4 Movies Plots That Modern Technology Would Have Destroyed

From 'You've Got Mail' to 'Office Space,' modern technology would have altered -- if not outright killed -- the plot of these films.
Here's What Happens When Facebook Advertising Fails

Here's What Happens When Facebook Advertising Fails

As one company 'breaks up' with the social-media company, some tips for how your page can stay relevant and in front of your customers.
How Men and Women Use Mobile and Social Media Differently (Infographic)

How Men and Women Use Mobile and Social Media Differently (Infographic)

While both genders are hooked on social media and mobile devices, they prefer to use the technology differently. Here's what organizations need to know.
Overcome Short Attention Spans with 'Micro-Content'

Overcome Short Attention Spans with 'Micro-Content'

With consumers' attention span shrinking by the second, companies need to think quickly. One solution is micro-content.
Why Facebook Might Love Your Mother More Than You Do

Why Facebook Might Love Your Mother More Than You Do

Mothers are some of the most engaged people on Facebook, so make sure your business has a Mother’s Day campaign ready.
7 Statistics That Can Raise Your Facebook Engagement (Infographic)

7 Statistics That Can Raise Your Facebook Engagement (Infographic)

A snapshot of what works best in the current Facebook landscape and how quickly things can change.
Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company

Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company

The American food manufacturer has made an unprecedented sneaky, (anti)social media move to keep itself out of court.
With 'Nearby Friends' Feature, Facebook Stalking Is About to Take On New Meaning

With 'Nearby Friends' Feature, Facebook Stalking Is About to Take On New Meaning

Facebook's latest feature allows you to see which of your friends are near your physical location in real time.
Getting Bored of Social Media? You're Not Alone. (Infographic)

Getting Bored of Social Media? You're Not Alone. (Infographic)

If you’re thinking of quitting Facebook, get in line.
Google Scoops Up the Drone Maker Zuckerberg Failed to Win

Google Scoops Up the Drone Maker Zuckerberg Failed to Win

The Big G wants in on the global internet-beaming solar drone game and it just scored a high-flying advantage.
Report: Facebook Is About to Enter the E-Money Game

Report: Facebook Is About to Enter the E-Money Game

The social giant is gearing up to give PayPal a run for their money.
A Guide to the Best Times to Post on Social Media (Infographic)

A Guide to the Best Times to Post on Social Media (Infographic)

If you aren't posting to social media when most of your audience members are on, all that time you spent can go to waste. These are the times you should focus on.
Aereo Founder: If We Lose, 'We Have No Plan B'

Aereo Founder: If We Lose, 'We Have No Plan B'

Chet Kanojia, network TV's Enemy No. 1, is looking to expand his controversial business even as he heads to the Supreme Court to defend it.
If You Ask for 'Likes' on Facebook, You're About to Get Clobbered

If You Ask for 'Likes' on Facebook, You're About to Get Clobbered

The social network says it will crack down on spammy pages that try to game engagement and shares.
Want to Chat on Facebook? Soon, You'll Need a Second App for That.

Want to Chat on Facebook? Soon, You'll Need a Second App for That.

Users might not be happy about needing another app, but the move could ultimately make Facebook Messenger a much more powerful tool.
The Year Ahead: 5 Social Media Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

The Year Ahead: 5 Social Media Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

It's critical to reevaluate your social media strategy at least once a year, if not quarterly.
How to Build a Killer Facebook Page for Your Retail Company

How to Build a Killer Facebook Page for Your Retail Company

In lieu of a stand alone website, a Facebook page may work for your business. But only if it's done right.
Why Oculus Didn't Betray Backers With $2B Facebook Buyout

Why Oculus Didn't Betray Backers With $2B Facebook Buyout

Recent editorials show that the difference between rewards-based and equity crowdfunding is misunderstood.
Twitter's Redesign Makes Photos the Focal Point

Twitter's Redesign Makes Photos the Focal Point

Twitter is rolling out revamped profile layouts with broadened images and new features, like the automatic enlargement of top-performing content.
Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work

Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work

On the 50th anniversary of IBM's iconic mainframe workhorse, we look at the revolutionary, lasting impact that computers, in all their many forms, have had on how we do (and sometimes don't) get work done.
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