HISTORY Main articles: History of Face book and Timeline of Face book Mark Zuckerberg wrote Face mash, the predecessor to Face book, on October 28, 2003, According to The Harvard Crimson, the site was comparable to Hot or Not, and "used photos compiled from the online face books of nine houses, placing two next to each other at a time and asking users to choose the hotter person.
facebook username On June 13, 2009, Facebook introduced a "Usernames" feature, Many new Smartphone soffer access to Facebook services through either their Web browsers or applications. An official Facebook application. Nokia and Research In Motion both provide Facebook applications for their own mobile devices. More than 425 million active users access Facebook through mobile devices across 200 mobile operators in 60 countries.
website Main articles: Facebook features and Facebook Platform Profile shown on The facebook in 2005 User Profile Users can create profiles with photos, lists of personal interests, contact information, and other personal information. Users can communicate with friends. message and a chat feature.
Prevacy setting To allay concerns about privacy, Facebook enables users to choose their own privacy settings and choose who can see specific parts of their profile. The website is free to users, and generates revenue from . advertising, such as banner ads. Facebook requires a users name and profile picture (if applicable) to be accessible by everyone. Users can control who sees other information they have shared, as well as who can find them in searches, through their privacy settings.
FACEBOOK NOTES Facebook Notes was introduced on August 22, 2006, a blogging feature that allowed tags and embeddable images. Users were later able to import blogs from Xanga, LiveJournal Blogger, and other blogging services. During the week of April 7, 2008, Facebook released a Comet-baseinstant messaging application called "Chat" to several networks. Facebook launched Gifts on February 8, 2007, which allows users to send virtual gifts to their friends that appear on the recipients profile. Gifts cost $1.00 each to purchase, and a personalized message can be attached to each gift.[ On May 14, 2007. On July 20, 2008, Facebook
Facebook Username On June 13, 2009, Facebook introduced a "Usernames" feature, whereby pages can be linked with simpler URLs such as http://www.facebook.com/facebook instead of http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=20531316728. Many new smartphones offer access to Facebook services through either their Web browsers or applications. An official Facebook application is available for the operating systems Android, iOS, and webOS. Nokia and Research In Motion both provide Facebook applications for their own mobile devices. More than 425 million active users access Facebook through mobile devices across 200 mobile operators in 60 countries.
facebook message Facebook Messages On November 15, 2010, Facebook announced a new "Facebook . Messages" service. In a media event that day, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. February 2011, Facebook began to use the Calendar microformat to mark up events, and the hCard microformat for the events venues, enabling the extraction of details to users own calendar or mapping applications.[
video calling On July 6, 2011, Facebook launched its video calling services using Skype as its technology partner. It allows one to one calling using a Skype Rest API.
VOICE CALLS Voice Calls Since April 2011 Facebook users have had the ability to make live voice calls via Facebook Chat, allowing users to chat with others from all over the world. This feature, which is provided free through T-Mobiles new Bobsled service, lets the user add voice to the current Facebook Chat as well as leave voice messages on Facebook.
like&dislike Like button The Like button is one of Face books social plug-ins. It was launched on April 21, 2010. Dislike button The dislike button for Facebook has become available to users as a file download for web browsers on numerous sites (such as the Mozilla.org website) which they can use as an add-on on their web browsers to dislike peoples posts and comments.