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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 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.
This Is the 23-Year-Old Entrepreneur Who Just Turned Down $3 Billion From Facebook

This Is the 23-Year-Old Entrepreneur Who Just Turned Down $3 Billion From Facebook

We may never know why Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel turned down the mega-offer, but here's what we do know about him.
Winklevoss Twins: Bitcoin Worth at Least 100 Times its Current Price

Winklevoss Twins: Bitcoin Worth at Least 100 Times its Current Price

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who famously battled Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook's origins, are big investors in the digital currency and say it's worth 100 times its current value.
Move Over Facebook: Where Millennials Are Flocking to Next And How to Reach Them

Move Over Facebook: Where Millennials Are Flocking to Next And How to Reach Them

For marketers looking to get their hands on millennials, they need to be smart about how to approach this generation.
20 Questions With Randi Zuckerberg

20 Questions With Randi Zuckerberg

The Facebook founder's big sister opens up about her siblings' childhood business, what she learned from working with Sheryl Sandberg, the worst advice she ever got, and more.
3 Common Facebook Myths -- Debunked

3 Common Facebook Myths -- Debunked

We get to the bottom of some recent business myths that are circulating the web.
The 10 Biggest IPOs Ever

The 10 Biggest IPOs Ever

Twitter may be one of the most talked-about IPOs of the year, but it's nothing in size compared to these guys.
Biggest Tech Companies Team Up to Object to Government Spying

Biggest Tech Companies Team Up to Object to Government Spying

Caught in the controversy over government surveillance, the biggest technology companies ally to get Congress to rein in spying.
Is Facebook Really a Failure to Marketers?

Is Facebook Really a Failure to Marketers?

Research firm Forrester recently penned a scathing letter to Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg taking the social network to task over its marketing platform. But are its criticisms fair?
Taking No Chances, NYSE Holds Mock Twitter IPOs

Taking No Chances, NYSE Holds Mock Twitter IPOs

The New York Stock Exchange ran three trial IPOs this past weekend, seeking to prevent a repeat of Facebook's glitch-plagued Nasdaq debut.
How You Can Win at Social Media Right Now (Hint: Silly Cat Pics Don't Cut It)

How You Can Win at Social Media Right Now (Hint: Silly Cat Pics Don't Cut It)

From General Electric to Red Bull, these 24 brands selected by the Webby Awards are proving there is more to social media than cat pictures. Here’s what you can learn.
With Facebook's Media Referral Traffic Up 170%, Site Announces 'Stories to Share'

With Facebook's Media Referral Traffic Up 170%, Site Announces 'Stories to Share'

The social network has rolled out a feature that offers suggestions to media organizations about which articles they should post to their pages.
Mark Zuckerberg Puts His Money in Ed-Tech Startup

Mark Zuckerberg Puts His Money in Ed-Tech Startup

The Facebook co-founder co-led a $4 million round in survey startup Panorama Education in what appears to be his first national equity investment through his foundation Startup:Education.
How Online Personality Assessments Could Revolutionize Hiring

How Online Personality Assessments Could Revolutionize Hiring

Michal Kosinski is convinced that employers of the future will be able to evaluate millions of job applicants within seconds based on psychological profiles compiled from applicants' online behavior.

Facebook Allows Teens to Make Posts Public

In a move that could change the way companies market to teens online, Facebook will give teens the option of making their content public.
How Starbucks Went Digital-- And Why You Should, Too (Infographic)

How Starbucks Went Digital-- And Why You Should, Too (Infographic)

As most execs feel their companies aren't going digital quickly enough, Starbucks provides a model for tech success.
In Mobile Push, Facebook Buys Israel-Based Data Analytics Startup Onavo

In Mobile Push, Facebook Buys Israel-Based Data Analytics Startup Onavo

The $200 million acquisition could also help in Facebook's mission to bring the internet to the masses.
14 Early Startup Execs Who Missed Out on Making Millions

14 Early Startup Execs Who Missed Out on Making Millions

While many founders, executives and investors are raking in fortunes on their startups, these people have missed out big time.
Facebook Facepalm: In Big Real-Estate Buy, Mark Zuckerberg Seeks Personal Privacy, Then Removes Online Privacy Feature

Facebook Facepalm: In Big Real-Estate Buy, Mark Zuckerberg Seeks Personal Privacy, Then Removes Online Privacy Feature

As Facebook makes it more difficult for users to maintain privacy, its co-founder is taking drastic measures to protect his own.
5 Ways to Become a Social Media Rock Star

5 Ways to Become a Social Media Rock Star

Our Ask the Expert this month is digital-marketing guru, Ian Lurie. Check out what he thinks businesses absolutely need in their social-media marketing strategies.
If Facebook Gives Your Business Free Wi-Fi, What's in It for You?

If Facebook Gives Your Business Free Wi-Fi, What's in It for You?

Customers have come to expect free wireless internet in many businesses. Thanks to Facebook, businesses will now be able to get some things in return.
Facebook's Luxury Housing Complex Is a Great Way to Never Leave Work

Facebook's Luxury Housing Complex Is a Great Way to Never Leave Work

Facebook is building a 394-unit luxury housing complex within walking distance of its Menlo Park headquarters. But would you want to live with your coworkers?
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: Eliminate Bias That Women 'Aren't Meant to Lead'

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: Eliminate Bias That Women 'Aren't Meant to Lead'

Facebook's COO says there is a bias in the business world that women are too aggressive.
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