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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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How to Create a Live Event That Spurs Social Buzz

How to Create a Live Event That Spurs Social Buzz

Leveraging a gathering in the physical world can have a ripple effect in the digital realm.
Tinder to Roll Out Verification Feature for Love-Hungry Celebrities

Tinder to Roll Out Verification Feature for Love-Hungry Celebrities

Following an uptick in celebrity usage, dating app Tinder has announced a verification feature not unlike TwitterÂ’s blue checkmarks.
Study: Emotions on Facebook Are Contagious

Study: Emotions on Facebook Are Contagious

Watch out: That Facebook post your friend wrote about his miserable day may lead you to write a miserable post of your own.
10 Fascinating Facts About the World Wide Web on Its 25th Birthday

10 Fascinating Facts About the World Wide Web on Its 25th Birthday

What you might not know about the intangible cultural force that forever changed the way we live, work, play and communicate.
Updated Facebook 'Pages' Allow You to Stack Up Your Competitors' Social Metrics

Updated Facebook 'Pages' Allow You to Stack Up Your Competitors' Social Metrics

Facebook is rolling out a streamlined version of its Pages feature that will allow administrators to keep an eye on the social performance of competing businesses.
This Wildly Popular Facebook Page Is Becoming a TV Series

This Wildly Popular Facebook Page Is Becoming a TV Series

Forget pilot season. The Science Channel is developing a new TV series inspired by the 'I F--ing Love Science' Facebook page.
Facebook to Hold Its First Developer Conference Since 2011

Facebook to Hold Its First Developer Conference Since 2011

The conference, to be held in San Francisco on April 30, will focus on the development of mobile apps.
5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch

5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch

Meet the savvy bootstrappers heating up Los Angeles' exploding startup ecosystem.
Tech All Stars and Investment-Hungry Startups Rub Elbows at OASIS Summit in Santa Monica

Tech All Stars and Investment-Hungry Startups Rub Elbows at OASIS Summit in Santa Monica

SXSW is still way cooler, but Silicon Beach's glitzy tech con is all about the Moneyball.
Facebook's Safety Solution: Hire a Cop for $200,000 a Year

Facebook's Safety Solution: Hire a Cop for $200,000 a Year

The social media giant has partnered with the city of Menlo Park, Calif., to have a police officer patrol the area surrounding Facebook's headquarters.
These Are the Types of Posts People Share the Most on Facebook

These Are the Types of Posts People Share the Most on Facebook

If you want your content to be seen on Facebook, these types of updates can get you the most traction.
The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin

The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin

The Winklevii boysÂ’ small step toward outer space is a giant leap into mainstream for the digital currency.
Facebook Now Lets You Block the Annoying Content Your Friends Want You to Read

Facebook Now Lets You Block the Annoying Content Your Friends Want You to Read

The new feature allows you to eliminate posts from specific sites without unfollowing friends.
Women Dominate Every Social Media Network -- Except One (Infographic)

Women Dominate Every Social Media Network -- Except One (Infographic)

Fewer men use fewer social media networks for fewer reasons, a new infographic shows.
Report: Facebook Wants Its Own Drones

Report: Facebook Wants Its Own Drones

Facebook is reportedly in talks to acquire Titan Aerospace, a maker of high-flying, solar-powered drones, as it looks to bring internet access to every corner of the world.
10 Signs You're Using Social Media Wrong

10 Signs You're Using Social Media Wrong

If you fall into any of these traps, it's time to reevaluate your strategy.
Your Crowdfunding Campaign Is Doomed Without This

Your Crowdfunding Campaign Is Doomed Without This

Time needs to be committed to social media every day to push you toward your goal.
A Lesson in Oversharing: Dad Loses $80,000 Because Daughter Blabbed on Facebook

A Lesson in Oversharing: Dad Loses $80,000 Because Daughter Blabbed on Facebook

Social media is a tool that can be easily abused. Make sure your employees don't overshare like this teen did.
How to Run an Awesome Unpaid Internship Program

How to Run an Awesome Unpaid Internship Program

Twitter and Facebook may be able to pay their interns the big bucks, but for employers outside of Silicon Valley, that's wishful thinking.
The 12 Hottest iPhone and Android Apps

The 12 Hottest iPhone and Android Apps

We ranked the apps that launched and received the most buzz in February.
14 Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs for Managing Social Media

14 Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs for Managing Social Media

With the explosion of social media, it is hard to keep tabs on your online-marketing strategy across all platforms. These tools can help you do just that.
The 25 Highest-Paying Companies for Interns

The 25 Highest-Paying Companies for Interns

A new list ranks companies based on the amount they pay their interns -- and the results may shock you.
6 Steps to Take Today to Improve Your Google Search Results

6 Steps to Take Today to Improve Your Google Search Results

Start building the foundation of successful reputation management with these improvements to your website.
10 Advanced Facebook Tips and Tricks

10 Advanced Facebook Tips and Tricks

If you want to get the most out of your time and money in Facebook, then take it to the next level with these 10 strategies.
Moving Beyond the Banner Ad

Moving Beyond the Banner Ad

The traditional online ad is being overshadowed by these four types of marketing.
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