Facebook- a social network site: It is not the unknown name in the world. Facebook is one of the most popular social networking sites which is used by most of the people in the world. Earlier, it was used only increasing social network and making friends world side. But from past few months it is not just a social network but is used as a business purpose also. Now it has become a way of life for most of us. People are so addicted of this site that it seems an integral part of our daily life. It is unbelievable that Facebook has more than 300 million active users and in the past five years the growth rate is 250%. Isn’t it interesting and amazing? There are 60% men and women that used facebook in their daily routine. The interesting thing about this is that one can find any kind of information. Along with this, there are more than 14 million pictures that are uploaded daily.
Mark Zuckrburg-24 years old Facebook CEO: Peopl are crazy about this site and it is become part of their lives. But few people know that the CEO of the face book is just 24 years old young guy. Mark Zuckrburg the CEO of the site is the world’s youngest billionaire worth $1.5 billion. Mark launched this website in 2004 with his three room mates during attending Harvard University. In 2005, it purchased the web address for a sum of $200,000and this site become officially facebook.com. Now it becomes so popular that regularly, there are more than 40 million people updates their status. Around 70% of college students on Facebook log in every single day. This website is famous among all age groups. It is estimated that 85% of college students have Facebook profiles.
Funny facts about facebook: As most of the people navigate this site deeply, but still there are some funny facts which is not known by them. Here are a few fun facts:
1. Facebook does not take strange names like ‘Allien’ etc. Accounts with such names are deleted by Facebook without any further explanation.
2. Syria has banned facebook. This may be because of fear of government from the people that create virtual societies which may result to create any issue.
3. For facebook addicted people, scientists have introduced a new diagnosis call ‘FAD’ or ‘Facebook Addiction Disorder’. This symbolizes those people who are suffered from the addiction of facebook. According to them, these people must be treated in certain way.
Facebook applications: Facebook offers numerous applications that one can choose according to his taste. Like it has many gaming applications, one can promote an ad on it, but obvious can increase social media. Facebook also provide facility of creating pages using FBML. It is facebook mark-up language, which allows using HTML tags in the facebook to make it creative. There is also developing part which allows creating an application of its own. Facebook is wonderful site that has many features which is required to maintain and increase the social media. It allows users to create their profiles with photos, videos, contact information and other personal and basic information. There are various communities and groups in the facebook and one can join any group according to interest. One can also create its own group. There are also fan groups which are maintained by organizations as a means of advertising. It also allows users to set their privacy setting so that they put restrictions on everyone to see their profiles. They also put some restriction on a particular portion of their profile. This website is free to use by anyone. One can create free account and access it any time. It generates revenue from advertising like banner ads etc. By default setting of facebook of viewing the detailed profile data is restricted to users from the same network. Now day’s people used this site as social media marketing services so that the brand visibility increases world wide.