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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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Paula Deen Abruptly Shuts Down Restaurant Without Informing Employees

Paula Deen Abruptly Shuts Down Restaurant Without Informing Employees

The former Food Network star shuttered Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House, which she co-owned with her brother for over 10 years.
Why Mark Zuckerberg's $1 Salary Means Nothing

Why Mark Zuckerberg's $1 Salary Means Nothing

The CEO and co-founder of Facebook may have a $1 salary on paper, but he took home $3.3 billion by exercising stock options for 2013.
This 'Breakup Letter' Describing What It's Like to Advertise on Facebook Is Brutal and Hilarious

This 'Breakup Letter' Describing What It's Like to Advertise on Facebook Is Brutal and Hilarious

'You lied to us,' this startup complains to Facebook. 'You've changed. A lot.'
Post Smarter: The Best Times to Use Social Platforms (Infographic)

Post Smarter: The Best Times to Use Social Platforms (Infographic)

Having the right content is great, but knowing the time of day when people are most receptive to posts is invaluable.
4 Things to Know About Facebook's Plan for Total World Domination

4 Things to Know About Facebook's Plan for Total World Domination

Mark Zuckerberg is taking on Planet Earth by drone, laser and satellite, pledging to connect the 'whole world' to the Internet… One new Facebook user at a time?
Go on Facebook for Your Next Hire? (Infographic)

Go on Facebook for Your Next Hire? (Infographic)

A new survey reveals that some job seekers aren't necessarily looking to LinkedIn for their next job opportunity.
Game Over? Oculus Fans Outraged by Facebook Purchase

Game Over? Oculus Fans Outraged by Facebook Purchase

Facebook announced plans to buy the virtual reality headset maker for $2 billion, angering a lot of vocal gamers in the process.
Why Your Facebook Page Is Becoming Less Relevant

Why Your Facebook Page Is Becoming Less Relevant

Gone are the days of “free marketing.” Get ready to pony up if you want your Facebook page to be seen.
Most Essential Social Media Tools

Most Essential Social Media Tools

Social media tools can provide anything from simple tracking systems to advanced data management. Knowing your social media goals and objectives will help you decide which ones are best for you to use.
What Day of The Week Will Your Company Be Mentioned Most? (Infographic)

What Day of The Week Will Your Company Be Mentioned Most? (Infographic)

A company analyzed one billion online company references to answer some of your burning questions.
The Robots Are Coming: Zuckerberg, Kutcher Invest in Artificial Intelligence Startup

The Robots Are Coming: Zuckerberg, Kutcher Invest in Artificial Intelligence Startup

Facebook's CEO and the Hollywood star are both lead investors in a $40 million round investing into San Francisco-based Vicarious.
Pinterest Ads Are Coming and They're Going to Be Expensive

Pinterest Ads Are Coming and They're Going to Be Expensive

The popular visual discovery tool is asking for a hefty commitment of $1 million to $2 million from advertisers.
Alibaba Wages $215 Million to Dance With Messaging App Tango

Alibaba Wages $215 Million to Dance With Messaging App Tango

On the heels of WhatsApp's $19 billion acquisition by Facebook, the Chinese web titan dominated the latest round of fundraising for rival messaging platform Tango.
Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon

Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon

The rising wallet service's major new hires show that the business of Bitcoin is big enough to attract top tech talent.
MLB in Hot Water for Unauthorized Drone Use at Spring Training

MLB in Hot Water for Unauthorized Drone Use at Spring Training

The Washington Nationals got caught using a small drone to capture publicity shots without FAA approval.
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 Twitter’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.
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