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Presentation on facebook

  1. 1. Facebook Presentation By : NP3 Nazish Parth Prabha Prerna
  2. 2. What is Facebook? • • • • • • • A portal for social networking Interact with friends Share photos and/or videos Community organizing Email and instant messaging Various forms of interpersonal communication Operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc.
  3. 3. Who Created Facebook? • Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook while at Harvard University in February 2004 with roommate Dustin Moskovitz and fellow Computer Science major Chris Hughes. • Initially created for college students • Then moved to include high school students • Now open to anyone over the age of 13
  4. 4. History • Facebook was developed in February 2004 with the name of “THE FACEBOOK”. owned and operated by Facebook, Inc. As of May 2012, Facebook has over 900 million active users, more than half of them using Facebook on a mobile device. Users must register before using the site
  5. 5. Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes •
  6. 6. Earnings • According to some press release The revenue of FACEBOOK is $1184 million as on Q2 2012. • Facebook generates revenue through display advertising • New York Times, March 2012
  7. 7. Features • • • • • • • • News Feed – highlights profile changes, birthdays and upcoming events Wall – space on profile page to post messages Photos – upload albums, tag friends and comment on photos Videos – share videos; maximum length is twenty minutes and maximum size is 1GB Notes – blogging feature Gifts – send friends a small icon such as smiley face or little green patch Status – users update what they are currently doing, thinking or planning Events – a way to let people know about upcoming events
  8. 8. Example of Wall posting
  9. 9. Pros • • • • • • • Keep in touch with friends and family Share photos and videos Connect with classmates Stay informed on community events Select your own level of privacy Ability to reject friend requests A tool to be used in teaching students cyber ethics
  10. 10. Cons • Information and pictures may be used against a person • Sexual predators • Cyber bullying • Students under 18 providing too much information (full name, address, birthday, school, etc.)
  11. 11. Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibility • “WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT FACEBOOK WILL BE SAFE OR SECURE. FACEBOOK IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OR CONTENT OF THIRD PARTIES, AND YOU RELEASE US, OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM ANY CLAIMS AND DAMAGES, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY CLAIM YOU HAVE AGAINST ANY SUCH THIRD PARTIES.” • What does this mean? Let’s translate…
  12. 12. How can Teachers and Parents Help? • • • • • Talk to our students Discuss online safety Check privacy settings Explain ethical behavior and cyber bullying Share how certain pictures and words can damage a persons future • Keep computers in an openly accessible room in the house • Ask questions
  13. 13. How to select privacy settings on your Facebook account • • • • • • • • • Privacy Profile Control who can see your profile and personal information. Search Control who can search for you, and how you can be contacted. News Feed and Wall Control what Recent Activity is visible on your profile and in your friends' home pages. Applications Control what information is available to applications you use on Facebook. • • Block People If you block someone, they will not be able to find you in a Facebook search, see your profile, or interact with you through Facebook channels (such as Wall posts, Poke, etc.). Any Facebook ties you currently have with a person you block will be broken (for example, friendship connections, Relationship Status, etc.). Note that blocking someone may not prevent all communications and interactions in third-party applications, and does not extend to elsewhere on the Internet. Person •
  14. 14. Here to stay? • “Cool only lasts for so long, but being useful is something that applies to everyone.” • -- Christopher Cox, Director of Product, Facebook Inc.

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