The Positive Effects Of Facebook

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One social networking service has taken the Internet by storm. The world's most popular and well-known social networking web site, Facebook enables users to connect with friends, colleagues, and family by sharing updates about their status, personal photos and videos, and other items of interest . The site also allows sending personal messages or chats with other users, make public an event and invite guests, promote various public pages, and interaction with members with common interests (Rouse). Mark Zuckerberg, a student at Harvard University, launched “The facebook,” as it was initially know, in February 2004. It extended to various United States High Schools and other universities in the United States such as the Ivy League, and eventually began to spread worldwide. As of September 2006, Facebook can be used outside of educational institutions, as the site can be used by anyone (Phillips). As of June 2017, web site has two billion monthly active users, making it the most popular and used social networking web site (Welch). Facebook has changed the world in numerous ways, such as faster assimilation of information, how we keep in touch with others, express yourselves and our sentiments, and share moments of our lives in a click of a button, how we interact each with each other, and how it displays the current events of the world (Wagner). Facebook also has a fair share of its positive and negative effects. Some of the positive effects are it allows people to keep in
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