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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'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.
Going Beyond Facebook Paid Posts to Reach Customers

Going Beyond Facebook Paid Posts to Reach Customers

With Facebook changing its social strategy and Google constantly updating its algorithm, our online-marketing expert Jim Yu offers up advice on how small businesses can reach customers in a consistent manner.
BlackBerry CEO: I Would Sell BBM for $19 Billion

BlackBerry CEO: I Would Sell BBM for $19 Billion

The smartphone maker's comments come a week after Facebook purchased the WhatsApp messaging service for the same price.
Walking the Censorship Tightrope, LinkedIn Bets on China

Walking the Censorship Tightrope, LinkedIn Bets on China

The social media network aims to expand in a country that has rebuffed Facebook, Twitter and Google.
Left Unchecked, Innovation Could Derail Your Business

Left Unchecked, Innovation Could Derail Your Business

If not properly evaluated, advances could cause disruptions that destroy your company.
WhatsApp's Epic Fail Was a Rival App's Exponential Gain

WhatsApp's Epic Fail Was a Rival App's Exponential Gain

Outage of Facebook's pretty penny acquisition sent a swarm of 4.95 million users to messaging app Telegram.
What Does WhatsApp's Win Mean For the Future of Texting?

What Does WhatsApp's Win Mean For the Future of Texting?

With the success of mobile messaging apps like Viber and WhatsApp, will texting be left behind?
What Would Jane Austen Do? A Guide to Social Media Etiquette

What Would Jane Austen Do? A Guide to Social Media Etiquette

The author famous for her characters who make life-changing social blunders can teach social media users a thing or two.
The Story of Sequoia Capital's $6.4 Billion 'Revenge' on Mark Zuckerberg

The Story of Sequoia Capital's $6.4 Billion 'Revenge' on Mark Zuckerberg

How the top venture capital firm had the last laugh -- all the way to the bank.
New App Reinvents the 'Like'

New App Reinvents the 'Like'

New social media tool Vowch looks to disrupt the recommendations space.
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