Facebook 's Influence On Facebook

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When Facebook was originally created in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg. It was made specify for students at Harvard University (Best 21). A few years later Facebook became a means of communication to over 1 billion users. Facebook gave users the ability to connect with anyone in the world at the click of a mouse. Users were able to post their day-to-day activities on their timeline and were also able to talk to my family member’s co-workers, and anybody else in between. On Facebook users can be friends with anyone share photos, and meet new people. With a Facebook account; users felt comfortable with themselves. They were able to join Facebook groups that include people that had similar interests as them. User were able to communicate with…show more content…
The user must be at least 13 years old with a valid email address. Then Facebook with ask a series of personal questions. Such as where the user lives, their birthday, interest etc. Facebook gives the user has the option not to put all of their personal business on the internet for billions to see, but most do it anyway (Best 21). Also when face Facebook makes making new friends a simple task. To find a family member or a lost friend, all the user must do is type their name into the search bar. If the user does not know the name of the person that they are trying to search. Facebook give them a list of people that the user may know. With is simple and easy interface, Facebook allows anyone to have an unlimited amount of followers. With that everyone that that user has a friend can see everything the account holder post. Facebook gives the user the ability to express everything. Users of Facebook are given the choice to post a status update, question, photo, link or video. With it being so easy to make a Facebook account. Anyone can pretend to be anybody. This is possible because when a user makes an account they are not asked to verify their identity. This allows anyone to make a fake account out of revenge, loneliness, curiosity, or just boredom (Sturgis20). This act of cyberbullying can cause a heavy amount of emotional damage. An example of this would be if the user who is the victim of
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