0845050 Facebook

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My presentation will be about Facebook, which is a social networking website. Facebook is a free network which allows people worldwide to connect in a fun, simple, and informative manner.

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0845050 Facebook

  1. 1. Facts <ul><li>Social networking website </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Mark Zuckerberg </li></ul><ul><li>Initially only available to Harvard students </li></ul><ul><li>Dominated their main competitor, MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>Over 57 million active users </li></ul><ul><li>Only requires a valid e-mail address to join </li></ul><ul><li>Canada, U.S. and United Kingdom most popular </li></ul>
  2. 2. Mark Zuckerberg <ul><li>Born into a Jewish-American family </li></ul><ul><li>Grew up in New York </li></ul><ul><li>Attended Harvard </li></ul><ul><li>Launched Facebook in his sophomore year </li></ul><ul><li>Moved to California summer of sophomore year </li></ul>
  3. 3. Total Unique Visitors
  4. 4. Profile Page <ul><li>Able to customize your profile page that your friends will be able to view </li></ul><ul><li>Includes your information i.e. e-mail, phone number </li></ul><ul><li>Education and work </li></ul><ul><li>Specific features can be added i.e. graffiti </li></ul><ul><li>Photo albums are shown on this page </li></ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Friends </li></ul>
  5. 5. Walls
  6. 6. Standards
  7. 7. Photo Albums <ul><li>Very popular feature on facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Easy way of sharing photos with friends </li></ul><ul><li>Able to create numerous albums </li></ul><ul><li>Personal organization tool </li></ul>
  8. 8. as a Source of Evidence <ul><li>Photos posted on facebook have been used as evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook is used on the news </li></ul><ul><li>Employers look at facebook </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reasons People Use Facebook
  10. 10. Citations <ul><li>http://pro.corbis.com/search/Enlargement.aspx?CID=isg&mediauid=B5ACC79C-78E5-4CE6-872D-F34E7238683E </li></ul><ul><li>http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/2008/07/facebook-become.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2008/02/26/alcohol/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/05/02/on-facebook-girls-and-boys-just-want-to-have-fun/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/02/22/facebook-fatigue-visitors-level-off-in-the-us/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.forbes.com/lists/2008/10/billionaires08_Mark-Zuckerberg_I9UB.html </li></ul><ul><li>www.facebook.com </li></ul>

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