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    • 1.  
    • 2. Social Networking: The Pros and Cons Nathan Talbot
    • 3. A Brief History…
      • Founded by Harvard Student Mark Zuckerberg in February 2004
      • Originally only available to students at Harvard (called The Facebook)
      • December 2004: Facebook user base stands at 1 Million.
      • PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel gives Facebook $500,000
      • August 2005: Facebook.com is launched
      • September 2005: More universities, high schools and colleges added
      • 2006: Facebook declined an offer of $750 Million from a buyer
      • 2007: Facebook launches its free classified Ads service (Marketplace)
      • 2007: Facebook Platform launched
      • October 2007: Microsoft buys 1.6% stake in Facebook: $240 Million.
      • November 2007: Facebook Ads Service announced
    • 4. How it Compares… -Stats Statistics correct as at November 2007 14-18 18-24 Primary Age Group 350,000 200,000 New Users Daily 185 Million 50 Million Current Users MySpace Facebook
    • 5. How it Compares… -Features ✗ ✓ Tagging of Friends ✗ ✓ Ease of use (i.e. navigation) ✗ ✓ Easy to share things with friends ✗ ✓ Finding Friends ✓ ✓ Community: Groups, Events etc ✗ ✓ Specialist Networks ✓ ✗ Editable profile layouts & themes ✗ ✓ Customisable Applications ✓ ✓ Videos & Pictures ✓ (limited) ✓ Privacy Controls MySpace Facebook
    • 6. Pros and Cons Let’s look at a few of the pros and cons of Facebook * Dependant on privacy settings Distraction (from work) Sharing of Pictures, Videos and Notes (Blogs) Privacy Concerns * Many fields for personal information No profile themes Simple layout Unwanted Advertising * Customizable Applications Annoying Notifications Friend Finder Cons Pros
    • 7. Social Networking: Privacy
      • Easy to publish personal information
      • Just as easy for others to find it
      • Publishing of incriminating pictures.
      • Employers known to check applicants on Facebook
    • 8. To Summarise
      • Social Networking is a Web 2.0 technology.
      • Sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo continue to grow in popularity.
      • Ever evolving and changing to users needs
      • Businesses seeing these sites as key advertising opportunities.
    • 9. (Yes, but only my friends can see it!) Any Questions?

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