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  1. 1. Facebook Bryan Sippel Friday, March 5, 2010
  2. 2. Introduction General
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>The Company </li></ul><ul><li>Navigating </li></ul><ul><li>Consider </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Anatomy of Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook Presentation handout </li></ul><ul><li>Slides available at www.slideshare.com/bsippel </li></ul><ul><li>Questions after today: [email_address] </li></ul>Format
  5. 5. Prerequisites <ul><li>Basic knowledge of how to use a computer and navigating the Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Home high speed Internet is ideal but not necessary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Email address </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfort with accessing and sending email </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Assumptions We will have fun Willing to try, maybe fail, try again Stop me – ask questions
  7. 7. Technology is a tool Not hard It is different and will change tomorrow (remember how Facebook used to look?) Need an understanding of the basics
  8. 8. Then… … now
  9. 9. Goals <ul><li>Introduction to Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate key activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to create an account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to find “Friends” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to change your Profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to upload a picture </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Beyond Today <ul><li>Apple </li></ul><ul><li>Learn and see what Apple computers and products look like and how they work.  The session will cover iPods, Macs (e.g. iMac), iPhone, and other iProducts (e.g. iTunes and iLife).  The differences between Apple products and other products, as well as the advantages and disadvantages will be discussed.         </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday, April 9, 2010 9:30am – 11:30am </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Help Sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesdays and Fridays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check the Vista or speak to Nicki Long for details </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Who am I? <ul><li>Born in Surrey, England </li></ul><ul><li>Grew up in Oakville, ON </li></ul><ul><li>Education: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BAH, Psychology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc, Organizational Behaviour </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Job: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Senior Functional Analyst, Queen’s University </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Getting married in September 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Love web services </li></ul><ul><li>Sports: Dodgeball </li></ul>
  13. 13. Introduction Social Networking
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  16. 16. <ul><li>Online communities </li></ul><ul><li>People who share interests and/or activities, or who are interested in exploring the interests and activities of others </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_networking </li></ul>
  17. 17. Structure <ul><li>Internal Social Networks (ISN) </li></ul><ul><li>a closed/private community that consists of a group of people </li></ul><ul><li>External social networks (ESN) </li></ul><ul><li>open/public and available to all web users to communicate </li></ul><ul><li>can be smaller specialized communities or they can be large generic social networking sites </li></ul>
  18. 18. The Company
  19. 19. Facts <ul><li>Founded in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Zuckerberg (Founder, age 25, net worth $2 billion) attended Harvard University and studied computer science before moving the company to Palo Alto, California </li></ul><ul><li>Users: Over 400 million active (users who have returned to the site in the last 30 days) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/press/info.php?statistics </li></ul>
  20. 20. Facts <ul><li>More than 35 million users update their status each day </li></ul><ul><li>More than 5 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) shared each week </li></ul><ul><li>Average user spends more than 55 minutes per day on Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>More than 70 translations available on the site </li></ul><ul><li>More than 3 billion photos uploaded to the site each month </li></ul>
  21. 21. Timeline <ul><li>February 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Zuckerberg and co-founders Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Eduardo Saverin launch Facebook from their Harvard dorm room </li></ul><ul><li>May 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook expands to add work networks </li></ul><ul><li>March 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook reaches over 2 million active Canadian users and 1 million active UK users </li></ul><ul><li>April 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook reaches over 200 million active users </li></ul><ul><li>February 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook reaches over 400 million active users </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/press/info.php?timeline </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150090747365484 </li></ul>
  23. 23. Navigating
  24. 24. <ul><li>Create an account Username Password </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with other users </li></ul><ul><li>Share content </li></ul>Steps
  25. 25. <ul><li>New Home Page Tour </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=484066065483 </li></ul>
  26. 26. Consider
  27. 27. <ul><li>Currently how Facebook makes money </li></ul><ul><li>Free service = advertising </li></ul><ul><li>No IPO soon http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/technology/facebook-ceo-in-no-rush-for-ipo/article1489301/ </li></ul>Advertising
  28. 28. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/five-tips-to-manage-facebooks-new-privacy-settings/article1417501/ Privacy <ul><li>Control what is public </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain friends list </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. Family, Friends, and Colleagues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Protect your photos </li></ul><ul><li>Read the fine print on apps </li></ul><ul><li>Say bye for good </li></ul><ul><li>Best rule: Don’t post anything you wouldn’t want your mother to see </li></ul>
  29. 29. Beyond Today <ul><li>Apple </li></ul><ul><li>Learn and see what Apple computers and products look like and how they work.  The session will cover iPods, Macs (e.g. iMac), iPhone, and other iProducts (e.g. iTunes and iLife).  The differences between Apple products and other products, as well as the advantages and disadvantages will be discussed.         </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday, April 9, 2010 9:30am – 11:30am </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Help Sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesdays and Fridays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check the Vista or speak to Nicki Long for details </li></ul></ul>

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