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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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Pinterest Buys Startup Specializing in Visual Search Technology

Pinterest Buys Startup Specializing in Visual Search Technology

Pinterest has announced its acquisition of VisualGraph, a San Francisco-based purveyor of image recognition and visual search technology.
Why Google, Facebook and Twitter Execs Are Meeting With a Monk

Why Google, Facebook and Twitter Execs Are Meeting With a Monk

The Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco next month aims to teach people how to work and live within the demands of technology more effectively.
Facebook Sued for Allegedly Using Your Private Messages to Trigger Ads

Facebook Sued for Allegedly Using Your Private Messages to Trigger Ads

How much access is Facebook giving advertisers to your 'private' messages?
Why It Might Be Time to Ditch Your Facebook Strategy

Why It Might Be Time to Ditch Your Facebook Strategy

Here's what you can do now if you've noticed a recent drop in traffic from Facebook.
Bitstrips' Founder on the Importance of Mobile and the Year Ahead

Bitstrips' Founder on the Importance of Mobile and the Year Ahead

Bitstrips' CEO Jacob Blackstock talks about the company's soaring growth and plans for 2014.
Tech Myths People Keep Falling For

Tech Myths People Keep Falling For

Take this quiz: Can you spot the a tech myth from the tech fact?
Entrepreneur's 10 Hottest Stories About Social Media in 2013

Entrepreneur's 10 Hottest Stories About Social Media in 2013

It was a crazy year for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn - you name it. Here's a roundup of our most clicked-on stories about social media.
What Mobile Gifting Will Look Like in 2014

What Mobile Gifting Will Look Like in 2014

2013 was a big year for CEO Matt Brezina whose company Sincerely got acquired. He tells us what he's learned and how this former startup will grow in the new year.
Social Media Year in Review: 13 Must-Know Statistics from 2013 (Infographic)

Social Media Year in Review: 13 Must-Know Statistics from 2013 (Infographic)

Keep these important details in mind when formulating your social-media strategy for the New Year.
Facebook Is a Fundamentally Broken Product That Is Collapsing Under Its Own Weight

Facebook Is a Fundamentally Broken Product That Is Collapsing Under Its Own Weight

Why Facebook won't be the only winner in the social-mobile world.
Have 1,000 Followers? You're in the 96th Percentile of Twitter Users.

Have 1,000 Followers? You're in the 96th Percentile of Twitter Users.

A data journalist's deep dive into the Twitterverse revealed that the median Twitter account has just one follower.
Zuckerberg Selling Facebook Shares to Pay Off Hefty Tax Bill

Zuckerberg Selling Facebook Shares to Pay Off Hefty Tax Bill

To exercise an option on 60 million Facebook shares, Mark Zuckerberg needs to raise $2.3 billion just to pay the IRS.
Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes: User Feedback Is Everything

Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes: User Feedback Is Everything

The co-founder of Facebook and editor-in-chief of The New Republic pays attention to how users are responding to a product, and then tweaks accordingly.
Facebook Video Ads Coming to a Screen Near You

Facebook Video Ads Coming to a Screen Near You

Facebook will start testing its video advertising this week with commercials for the film 'Divergent.' The videos will appear in feeds and play automatically with the option to click for sound.
5 Social Media Predictions for 2014

5 Social Media Predictions for 2014

When developing or improving your social-media strategy in the New Year, keep these five trends top-of-mind.
Twitter Shows the Value in Listening to Customers

Twitter Shows the Value in Listening to Customers

Twitter sparked a firestorm when its changed its block-user features. Then, it did something few companies do nowadays.
Dating App Tinder Heads to China

Dating App Tinder Heads to China

The creators of the proximity-based free dating app are hoping it will appeal to China's 464 million mobile internet users -- none of whom have access to Facebook.
Finding Growth By Changing Your Mindset

Finding Growth By Changing Your Mindset

No one wins with traditional marketing. With the right mindset and approach, you too can hack your business's growth.
Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance

Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance

Amid NSA snooping, the biggest American Internet companies are taking a list of demands to Washington.
4 Ways to Supercharge Your Facebook Ads With the 'Power Editor'

4 Ways to Supercharge Your Facebook Ads With the 'Power Editor'

Many advertisers barely scratch the surface when it comes to advertising on the social network. Here's how you can develop more sophisticated ads.
How to Choose the Best Social Media Platform for Your Business

How to Choose the Best Social Media Platform for Your Business

Deciding which social media platform will best serve your company's needs can be tricky. Here's an overview to help you decide.
The Behind-the-Scenes Values Successful Social Brands Share

The Behind-the-Scenes Values Successful Social Brands Share

The most important aspects of your social media strategy are never seen in a Twitter feed. Our interview explains why hiring and morale are essential to building a socially powerful brand.
7 Ways to Get Bloggers Buzzing About Your Brand

7 Ways to Get Bloggers Buzzing About Your Brand

Businesses big and small can do a lot to get bloggers on their side. Here are seven steps to strengthen your brand's local presence.
Facebook Is Making Life Easier for Social Media Managers

Facebook Is Making Life Easier for Social Media Managers

The social network announced new features today that provide greater functionality to page administrators.
In Defense of the Selfie

In Defense of the Selfie

The picture everyone loves to hate (and take) has earned philological status. Let's celebrate the selfie.
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