The Facts on Facebook


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The Facts on Facebook

  1. 1. Done  by  Taylor  Ivey  
  2. 2. Facebook was created and founded by Mark Zuckerberg on February 4th, 2004
  3. 3. As of December 31st, 2013, 757 million users log onto Facebook daily
  4. 4. Online Networks Before Facebook How  many  of  these  do  you  remember?  
  5. 5. "My goal was never to just create a company. A lot of people misinterpret that, as if I don't care about revenue or profit or any of those things. But what not being "just" a company means to me is building something that actually makes a really big change in the world.”   - Mark Zuckerberg, Founder of Facebook
  6. 6. Facebook has become a world- wide phenomenon
  7. 7. 1 in every 13 people on Earth is on Facebook
  8. 8. People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook
  9. 9. Facebook has changed the way we live
  10. 10. “Think about what people are doing on Facebook today. They're keeping up with their friends and family, but they're also building an image and identity for themselves, which in a sense is their brand. They're connecting with the audience that they want to connect to. It's almost a disadvantage if you're not on it now.” - Mark Zuckerberg
  11. 11. #1  Facebook has changed the way we connect with people The ability to connect is easier than ever! Connect with friends Connect with family Connect with co-workers And many more!
  12. 12. #2#2Facebook  changed  how  we  communicate     •  Wall posts •  Statuses •  Messages •  Pictures •  Videos •  Sharing
  13. 13. #3 Facebook changed the way we do business Entrepreneurs and developers from more than 190 countries build with a Facebook Platform   80% of social media users in the U.S prefer to connect to a brand on Facebook 75% of businesses say that Facebook is critical or important to their business 60% of the Fortune 500 Companies have a presence on Facebook
  14. 14. #4 Facebook changed the way we share and receive information •  In 20 minutes 1, 000, 000 links are shared on Facebook •  48% of young Americans said they found out about news through Facebook •  More than 30 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) shared each month
  15. 15. “Facebook was not originally created to be a company. It was built to accomplish a social mission - to make the world more open and connected.” - Mark Zuckerberg
  16. 16. Beware  of  the        Dangers  of  Facebook       However…
  17. 17. à Presence of fake profiles à Time - consuming à Platform for cyberbullying à Inappropriate content could cost you your job or your education à Easy for strangers to access profile à Your personal information could be used for harm Dangers of Facebook include…
  18. 18. Always remember Be Smart on Facebook
  19. 19. “Right now, with social networks and other tools on the Internet, all of these 500 million people have a way to say what they're thinking and have their voice be heard.” - Mark Zuckerberg    
  20. 20. What do YOU think? What role does Facebook have in your life?
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