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20 reasons why Facebook rocked '10

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  • 1. Facebook reached Top Ranking in the US, overtaking Google Mar 2010
  • 2. Facebook introduced its first class of fellows including students researching crowdsourced online help, the structure of networks, information disclosure, online advertising and data analysis Apr 2010
  • 3. Facebook added 18 additional countries to Gross National Happiness: analyzing the use of positive and negative words in status updates to estimate the happiness of people on Facebook in each of the countries May 2010
  • 4. Facebook released Facebook for iPhone 3.1 and Facebook for Android 1.3 All of 2010
  • 5. Facebook Sports enthralled Soccer World Cup fans with Goal Leaderboard: a globally accessible application designed to ignite and stoke global football passions Jun 2010
  • 6. Facebook reached the 500 million users mark Jul 2010
  • 7. To celebrate 500 Million Users, Facebook launched Facebook Stories: an application that displays inspirational stories from all over the world Jul 2010
  • 8. Facebook took on Yahoo! Answers with Facebook Questions Jul 2010
  • 9. Non-profits on Facebook drew user attention to a number of causes (ranging from child rights to animal rights) that other outfits are rallying for All of 2010
  • 10. peace.facebook.com drew more interactions as users commented on the role technology can play in achieving world peace All of 2010
  • 11. Global Disaster Relief empowered users to participate in relief efforts whenever calamities struck (for example: the earthquake in Haiti) All of 2010
  • 12. Facebook encouraged political participation among the youth All of 2010
  • 13. Facebook Places challenged location-based service Foursquare Aug 2010
  • 14. Facebook introduced Facebook Credits (cards), along with Target to enter the lucrative gift card business Sep 2010
  • 15. Mark Zuckerberg launched a $100M foundation to improve US education, starting with the Newark (New Jersey) public schools Sep 2010
  • 16. Facebook relaunched Groups to helps users share, chat and email with a select group of friends within their network Oct 2010
  • 17. Facebook launched its office in in Hyderabad, India Oct 2010
  • 18. Facebook roped in top talent from Google (Lars Rasmussen) and Drop.io (Sam Lessin) Oct 2010
  • 19. Facebook launched Deals to offer deals from local businesses once people check in to their place on Facebook Nov 2010
  • 20. Facebook intrigued writers from every possible genre out there All of 2010
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