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WHAT IS Facebook?


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WHAT IS Facebook?

  1. 1. What exactly is Facebook ? Facebook is a social networking website that allows you to connect with other people around the world.
  2. 2. HISTORY Facebook® was founded in 2004 by Harvard student Mark E. Zuckerberg with help from his roommates Dustin Moskovitz. and Chris Hughes .At the beginning it was a little social network for Harvard students but quickly it expanded to other universities and high schools. Right now it has more than 800 million active users. It is the biggest social network right now. It's easy and free to create an account and it has lots of aplications. Everyone who is older than 13 can join.
  3. 3. Front Page You can access Facebook® by login into The FrontPage is where you login or signup.
  4. 4. main features Friends: It is helpful in making an online friendship by sending a request massage. News Feed: It is similar to home page and it highlights information of account such as profile changes, upcoming events and other. Messages: Users can send messages to each other to number of their friends or Facebook accounts. Group: Users can create a group with privacy setting and they can use it for discussion, events and share information with each other. Photos and Videos: Facebook provides multi-media feature for user for uploading images and videos which will be present in the News Feed. Facebook for mobile: Users can easily access from their smartphone. Facebook Page: This page creates by users to customize presence for an organization, products or for conversation with Facebook users. The entire can content of the page posts by administrators.
  5. 5. I am I am Facebook’s Facebook’s logo. logo. Hello! I’m the Hello! I’m the Homepage! NEW!! 2011 Homepage! NEW!! 2011 profile page loaded and released! profile page loaded and released! The cool, easy-to-use, facebook mobile interface. The old 2007 The old 2007 profile page… profile page… Does the 2005 the facebook page exists anymore??? Does the 2005 the facebook page exists anymore??? The cool, easy-to-use, facebook mobile interface.
  6. 6. THINGS YOU CAN DO ???
  7. 7. Advantages Facebook is free and its one of the best medium for communication. Facebook allows people to connect, to learn from each other, to discuss issues, viewpoints and share advice. Through Facebook Ads and Fans page you can advertise your business. Facebook provides entertainment, tons of gaming and other applications.  Facebook as source of information & news. Facebook has good privacy setting which gives you the option to customize according to your wish.
  8. 8. Disadvantages The biggest disadvantages of Facebook is its addiction which causes many problems.  Fake profile is also one of the biggest disadvantage of Facebook. People often uses fake profile to insults or harassing someone. It is more common against girls where people simply makes a fake profile and start harassing them. Facebook often brings bad effects on students results. Students who are Facebook addicted does a bad result on his or her exams. Beside students, people who works in offices wastes their time in browsing Facebook. Thats why many offices has decided to block Facebook completely.
  9. 9. Available on : Keep the amount of private information you post to a minimum. Never post information like your address, birthday, telephone number, class schedule, or anything else that you would not want a stranger to know. Keep your password a secret Make sure to adjust your privacy setting so only people you want to review you page can Be cautious about posting and sharing personal information, especially information that could be used to identify you or locate you offline, such as your address or telephone number Block and report anyone that sends you unwanted or inappropriate communications
  10. 10. Some Interesting Facts 901 million user accounts. 3.2 million likes and comments per day.  300 million photos uploaded per day. 42 million pages till now.  9 million apps.  60 million videos view per day.  488 million monthly mobile users. Women are more likely to spend their time posting on walls—55% vs. 42% of men.  More than 3.5 billion minutes are spent on Facebook® each day.
  11. 11. Facebook should Facebook should be used in limit and for any good be used in limit and for any good purpose. One should not be addict to it. purpose. One should not be addict to it. THANK YOU!!! II HHOOPPEE YYOOUU IITT