Facebook : A Social Networking Service Essay

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Facebook Facebook is a network company with headquarters in Menlo Park, California it has 15,724 employees as of September 30, 2016 and has US offices in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Denver, Los Angeles, Menlo Park, Miami, New York, Reno, Seattle, Washington D.C. and International offices in Amsterdam, Auckland, Berlin, Brasilia, Brussels, Buenos Aires, Dubai, Dublin, Gurgaon, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Karlsruhe, Kuala Lumpur, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Montreal, Mumbai, New Delhi, Paris, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Warsaw and Data Centers in Prineville, Forest City, Luleå, Altoona, Fort Worth, Clonee, Los Lunas Facebook is a social networking service launched on February 4, 2004. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University student Eduardo Saverin. In the beginning the website’s membership was initially limited by the founders to Harvard students, but was expanded to other colleges in the Boston area, the Ivy League, and gradually most universities in Canada and the United States, corporations, and by September, 2006, to everyone of age 13 and older with a valid email address. Main Characteristics Facebook is a unique social networking because has some unique characteristics: Personal and Business Bonding among the people and Facebook. People use Facebook to stay connected with their friends,
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