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7 Free Events and Webinars Entrepreneurs Can Take Advantage of During National Small Business Week
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7 Free Events and Webinars Entrepreneurs Can Take Advantage of During National Small Business Week

Here's how you can get involved in the Small Business Administration's week-long celebration of the American entrepreneur.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Facebook Smashes Revenue Expectations as Mobile Ad Sales Surge
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Facebook Smashes Revenue Expectations as Mobile Ad Sales Surge

It also announced it will create a new class of non-voting shares in a move aimed at letting Mark Zuckerberg give away his wealth without relinquishing control of the social media juggernaut he founded.
Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Help Cure All Diseases By the End of the Century
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Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Help Cure All Diseases By the End of the Century

In a note posted on Wednesday, the billion dollar CEO announced his intentions to assist in altering the course of human history.
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Video Might Be Your Best Bet With Facebook's Algorithm Update
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Video Might Be Your Best Bet With Facebook's Algorithm Update

The change at Facebook is yet another sign that video is becoming the dominant and preferred means of communicating to an online audience.
Lesya Liu
Report: Facebook Developing an App to Compete With Snapchat
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Report: Facebook Developing an App to Compete With Snapchat

The app, being developed by Facebook's "friend-sharing" team in London, is in its early stages and may never come to fruition.
How to Create Stand-Out Content That Will Produce Customers
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How to Create Stand-Out Content That Will Produce Customers

Marketing expert Ben Angel helps you navigate the tricks to posting high-quality social-media content.
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4 Tips to Save Money on Facebook Advertising
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4 Tips to Save Money on Facebook Advertising

Over 2 million advertisers have flocked to Facebook. Here's how to make the most of of the social networking giant.
Jason Parks
Office Slides? A Draft Beer Bar? Check Out These 6 Innovative (and Fun) Workspaces
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Office Slides? A Draft Beer Bar? Check Out These 6 Innovative (and Fun) Workspaces

'There is overwhelming evidence that the design of an office impacts the health, well-being and productivity of its occupants,' says a recent report.
Carolyn Sun
Facebook Is Making a Change That Will Cut Down on the Clickbait in Your Newsfeed
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Facebook Is Making a Change That Will Cut Down on the Clickbait in Your Newsfeed

The social network is tweaking the algorithm it uses to determine what posts and articles to show you to take into account the 'time spent viewing' an article as an indicator of quality.
Imagine These 7 Entrepreneurs as 'Game of Thrones' Characters
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Imagine These 7 Entrepreneurs as 'Game of Thrones' Characters

Following the kick off for Season 6, we're taking a look at the following entrepreneurs cast as your favorite 'Game of Thrones' characters.
Carolyn Sun
Watch a Young Mark Zuckerberg Talk About This Crazy New Thing Called 'The Facebook'
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Watch a Young Mark Zuckerberg Talk About This Crazy New Thing Called 'The Facebook'

He has a red Solo cup -- and the future of communication -- in his hand.
Entrepreneur Staff
Facebook Considering Paying Some of Its Users for Their Posts
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Facebook Considering Paying Some of Its Users for Their Posts

The social network is soliciting feedback from some users about the types of revenue earning features they would be in interested in, such as a tip jar to collect money for their content or a marketplace to find content sponsors.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Happening Now: Cannabis Industry Pioneers Chat Live on Facebook to Commemorate 4/20
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Happening Now: Cannabis Industry Pioneers Chat Live on Facebook to Commemorate 4/20

Catch these interviews with innovators of the booming marijuana business beginning at 11:30 a.m. EST today.
Erin Schultz
From Under the Hoodie: 5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Mark Zuckerberg
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From Under the Hoodie: 5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Mark Zuckerberg

Five execs weigh in on what moves made the Facebook founder so successful.
Tom Taulli
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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.

Some of Facebook's early investors included PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel and Microsoft. Napster founder Sean Parker was Facebook's founding president.

Facebook allows users to create profiles than can include photos, personal interests and contact information. Users can communicate over a variety of public and private posting features.

The site has also become a useful marketing tool for businesses and brands, including Entrepreneur Magazine.

Early on, Facebook was often compared to Myspace, another social networking site. Other popular social media sites such as Twitter and Google+ rival Facebook in terms of users and features.

Facebook went public in 2012 and raised more than $100 billion.

Here are some of our most popular Facebook articles:

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

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

Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees

How to Build a Killer Facebook Page for Your Retail Company

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