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It is an online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
Facebook (formerly “thefacebook”)
October 28, 2003 - Zuckerberg wrote a program called Facemash while attending Harvard as a sophomore.

February 4, 2004 - Zuckerberg launched "Thefacebook", originally located at thefacebook.com.

February 10, 2004 - Three Harvard seniors (Cameron Winklevoss, Tyler Winklevoss, and Divya Narendra) accused Zuckerberg of intentionally misleading them into believing he would help them build a social network called HarvardConnection.com.

March 2004 - Facebook expanded to the universities of Columbia, Stanford, and Yale. It later opened to all Ivy League colleges, Boston University, New York University, MIT, and gradually most universities in Canada and the United States
History
Advantages of Using Facebook
History
Facebook
History
History
Advantages of Using Facebook
2005 - the company dropped the from its name after purchasing the domain name facebook.com for US$200,000.

September 2005 - A high-school version of the site was launched which Zuckerberg called the next logical step.

September 26, 2006 - Facebook was opened to everyone at least 13 years old with a valid email address.

April 2008: Facebook introduces Chat.

February 2009: Facebook introduces Like, allowing people to endorse other people’s posts.

August 2010: Facebook launches location feature, allowing people to share where they are with their friends.
June 2011: Google launches rival social network called Plus. The Winklevoss twins end their legal battle over the idea behind Facebook.

September 2011: Facebook introduces Timeline, a new version of the profile page. It’s meant to show highlights from a person’s entire life rather than recent posts.

December 2011: Facebook completes a move to Menlo Park, Calif. Its address is 1 Hacker Way.

April 2012: Facebook announces plans to buy Instagram, a photo-sharing social network

September 2012: Facebook closes its purchase of Instagram.
October 2012: Facebook says it has 1 billion active users.

December 2012: Facebook rolls out a messaging app called Poke.

January 2013: Facebook unveils a search feature that lets users quickly sift through their social connections for information about people, interests, photos and places.

April 2013: Facebook unveils a new experience for Android phones.

January 2014: Facebook starts to roll out “trending topics,” showing users the most popular topics at any given moment.

February 2014: Facebook launches a news app called Paper with plans for more applications outside of its own. It celebrates 10-year anniversary.
Facebook is free and it's one of the best medium for communication.

Facebook lets us connect to different people from anywhere in the world, because almost every people these days are familiar with Facebook .

Facebook is the most appropriate tool for finding Old friends.

We can share our feelings and what's happening around in our daily life through Facebook.

Facebook has good privacy setting which gives you the option to maintain privacy according to your wish.

Facebook Fan pages & groups are very handy for promotional activities.
You can use Facebook groups to connect all your close friends together.

Facebook plays a very important role in getting latest valuable information.

Facebook is the most appropriate tool for finding Old friends.

Students can use Facebook for group study by creating a group only for studying.

If you have a Facebook login ID than you don't need to waste your time for registering other site. Most of the site now allows us to register instantly by integrating our Facebook account.
Disadvantages of Using Facebook
Facebook is Addicting!

Fake profile is one of the biggest disadvantage of Facebook.

Facebook often brings bad effects on students results.

People can stalk you and get your personal information by using Facebook. It is highly recommended not to share your personal information publicly.

Beside students, people who works in offices wastes their time in browsing Facebook.

From different sources it is found that, Facebook can be life threatening sometimes.
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