The History of FB<br />Created by Mark Zuckerburg in 2004<br />FB began in Havard University and after months it became so popular that it was soon opened to other colleges..<br />The name for Facebook came from the publications that some colleges pass out to students at the beginning of the year to help students get to know each other better, called a Facebook.<br />YouTube - Facebook Manners And You<br />
FB Tools<br />Facebook has many tools to keep its users occupied.<br />Photo Albums<br />News Feed<br />Messages<br />Poke<br />Friends<br />Status Updating<br />
FB Chat<br />Below is a link that shows how Facebook chat used. <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t58zu-s3cJw<br />
FB Pros<br />Application mashup; find people, make connections, email, instant messaging, image/video sharing, etc<br />Huge, rapidly growing installed user base<br />More emphasis on deep connections with others vs. who has the most connections <br />“True Friends” feature increases your transparency to selected connections; almost like having private and public profiles <br />Most people can quickly grasp the value of connecting with friends, family and established contacts; some people report they use Facebook instead of email and IM <br />
FB Cons<br />More difficult to navigate and update <br />Requires investment of time to realize sustained benefit<br />Opt in model requires a user to allow others to connect<br />Less immediate responses; unless you stay logged on continually<br />Overhead of mashup and “thick” applications could limit scalability, bloat cost structure<br />
Advertising Events<br />Advertising events on Facebook is a cheap alternative for doing a viral marketing campaign among selected groups.<br />
Advertising Products<br />Facebook mainly makes their money from advertising revenue. That's why you'll see banner ads on Facebook. That's how they can manage to create such a great service to you for free. <br />Advertising | Facebook<br />
10 Most Annoying Things About Facebook<br />Notifications<br />Emails<br />Friend Request<br />Poking<br />New Applications<br />Facebook Chat<br />Party Invites<br />Party Messages<br />The constant change of FB setup<br />Finding people outside of your network<br />
<ul><li>The style and tone of Facebook communication more like chatting with old friends and acquaintances, mixing and mingling in an intimate manner.
Conversations are familiar and center on shared experiences and connections.
Twitter you want to meet people and make yourself known, stand out from the crowd, make an impression, self promote and make new connections.</li></li></ul><li>http://news.cnet.com/1606-2-6187901.html<br />
FB & Jobs<br />Careers | Facebook<br />Bosses peek in on Facebook to screen job applicants<br />
Facebook Etiquette<br />YouTube - Facebook Manners And You<br />
The Facebook Song<br />YouTube - Facebook Song<br />
Conclusion<br />Facebook is a great social network to keep up with new and old friends. It’s also good for promoting yourself and putting yourself in the social world.<br />