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What is facebook? History Company Website Components of facebook Impact Facebook the good@bad@ugly What should I do? Other internet technologies to be aware of What all are saying about Facebook References

Facebook allows anyone who declares themselves to be aged 13 or older to become a member of the website. Users can add people as friends and send them messages.WHAT IS FACEBOOK?     Facebook is a social networking website that is operated and privately owned by Facebook. The website's name stems from the colloquial name of books given to students at the start of the academic year by university administrations in the US with the intention of helping students to get to know each other better. users can join networks organized by workplace.. Additionally. and update their personal profiles to notify friends about themselves. Inc. school. . or college.

A BRIEF HISTORY     Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow computer science students Eduardo Saverin. Mark Zuckerberg wrote FACEBOOK which was first called facemash on october 28. while attending Harvard as a sophomore. Hughes. Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. 2003. Lawsuit from website ConnectU Alleged that Zuckerberg had stolen the idea while employed by their company . Saverin.

On February 4. He was inspired. . by an editorial in The Harvard Crimson about the Facemash incident. 2004. originally located at thefacebook. Zuckerberg began writing code for a new website in January 2004. he said. "Thefacebook".com. Zuckerberg launched "Thefacebook".A BRIEF HISTORY    He opened the site up to his classmates and people started sharing their notes The following semester.

COMPANY Most of Facebook's revenues comes from advertising.400 employees and offices in eight countries. and as such Facebook only serves advertisements that exist in Microsoft's advertisement inventory.  Facebook has approximately 1. Microsoft is Facebook's exclusive partner for serving banner advertising.  Facebook collects as much data from its visitors as Google and Microsoft..  . but considerably less than Yahoo!.

COMPANY ‡The companies revenue variations is as follows (in millions): YEAR 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 REVENUE $52 $150 $280 $800 $1.100 GROWTH 188% 87% 186% 38% .

.WEBSITE  Facebook's homepage features a login form on the top right for existing users and a registration form directly underneath for new visitors.

Components of Facebook  Profile  Personal  Photo  Groups  Wall  Notifications  Videos  Friends  Applications  Games  pages Information .

. NOTIFICATIONS: It notifies all activities which has been recently occurred such as the friend requests. MESSAGES: It shows the no.Components of Facebook      USER HOME PAGE FRIEND REQUEST: Here it shows the information about people who has send friend request to us. wall messages etc. Here their is also a option to send a new message. comments. of messages which has come to a particular profile. New updates from friends will be shown on this page.

from OTHER schools  Current students. relatives. etc How do you become friends? To become a friend we have to send a friend request to that person .Components of Facebook   Friends  Who can be friends?  From YOUR school. alumni/ea. faculty. staff.

j.Components of Facebook  Groups and Groupies  Thousands of groups can be joined by members of Facebook: Facebook:  svit institute.p nagar. bangalore nagar.  You can also become a groupie of a group if you know a certain amount of people with membership in that group  The groupie feature can be turned off in the privacy settings .

post and invite others to events:  John s 20th Birthday Bash  Sorority Recruitment Informational Meeting  Fusion Hall Council Meeting  Personal invitations can be sent or the event can be listed as open to anyone .Components of Facebook  Events  Groups and individual Facebook users can create.

or simply a joke between friends . regardless of school or friend status  Poke Feature  This feature sends a message via Facebook to another user stating that he or she has been poked by that person. then the option to poke back is provided  There is no specific purpose to the poke  Considered flirting by some.Components of Facebook  Facebook Messages  Internal e-mail-type component of Facebook e-mail Messages can be sent from any Facebook user to another.

Components of Facebook  The Facebook Wall  Each individual and group profile can have a wall  Essentially a message board where other users can post public messages on a user s profile  Can be edited by the person whose profile the message is posted  The message writer s Facebook picture appears next to their message .

attached to messages and other things the user does on Facebook  My Photo Page  Allows the user to post albums of pictures  The user can label the people in the pictures and provide descriptions of what is occurring in the picture  The user can also tag the people in the picture.Components of Facebook  Photo Features:  Profile Photo  Appears on the user s profile page. which ties the image to that user s profile in an additional photo section .

play or entertain ourselves by adding many useful apps. . and games etc.Components of Facebook  APPLICATION AND GAMES:  Here we will be able to add.

.Components of Facebook  Other components:  Advertisment: can be purchased by students or Advertisment: corporations  Generates revenue for Facebook  Pulse Page  Has Top Ten lists generated from the Facebook community and other trend driven features.

 . And their is a green indicator to show who all are there in online.Components of Facebook CHAT WITH FRIENDS:  In this section. we will be able to chat and communicate with our friends.

. business sectors and entertainment pages etc. communities.Components of Facebook   PAGES AND LIKES: Here we will be able to add a vast no. of celebrities.

and winning the "People's Voice Award" from the Webby Awards in 2008 . which is about one person for every fourteen in the world. A January 2009 Compete. . More then 175 million people login to facebook everyday and more then 400.000 people join facebook everyday. The website has won awards such as placement into the "Top 100 Classic Websites" by PC Magazine in 2007.com study ranked Facebook as the most used social network network.Impact    Facebook has more than 500+ million active users in July 2010.

. Facebook users took part in debate groups organized around specific topics. and message questions.Impact     Facebook's effect on the American political system became clear in January 2008.000 people installed the Facebook application 'US politics' in order to take part. Over 1.000. Groups were made to allow users to give live feedback about the "back to back" January 5 Republican and Democratic debates. and the application measured users' responses to specific comments made by the debating candidates. register to vote.

Impact  In February 2008. a Facebook group called "One Million Voices Against FARC" organized an event that saw hundreds of thousands of Colombians march in protest against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia .

one of North Korea's official government websites. bullied and harassed" a former partner.Impact  In August 2010. Australian cops use Facebook to curb stalker The Victoria Police have served an intervention order via Facebook on a man who "threatened. Uriminzokkiri. joined Facebook. Walton also posted a video of himself reading out the order. . Leading Senior Constable Walton then typed the court order and sent it as a message on the Facebook account the man had used to intimidate the woman. THE SOCIAL NETWORK(2010) is a flim released on 1st october 2010 it has the story about the founders of the social networking site facebook.

Obama. C.Impact  Celebrities like bill gates. facebook and its helping them to connect with there friends and people. Barack Obama. .Ronaldo. C. Tom cruise and many more are on Tendulkar. Sachin Tendulkar.Ronaldo.

hobbies. and other places who you have lost touch with .  Academics  Find students enrolled in your classes to form study groups  Locate  From friends home. high school.Facebook: The Good  It s FREE!  Thousands of groups  Can help you find others who share your interests. major. etc.

Facebook: The Bad  Procrastination  Most Tool students who use Facebook state that it can serve as a distraction from school work and other responsibilities  Feeling  In of safe and private playground for students fact many people other than students can access Facebook profiles .

Facebook: The Ugly  Internet Stalking  Personal information such as address. phone number and class schedule can provide many tools to individuals interesting in keeping tabs on someone  Incriminating  Schools and questionable photos tagged to your profile by you or others and police may use as evidence  Can be used by employers who are interested in background information .

your teachers. but could be seen as serious by others  Don t be afraid to edit or delete things posted to your wall or photos tagged by others .What should I do?  Be smart!  Don t post information you would not be comfortable with strangers having access  Don t post information that you would not want your mom. or misinterpreted. the police. etc to see  Think about how something could be interpreted. by others  It might seem like a joke to you and your friends.

What should I do?  Utilize Facebook s Privacy Settings  3 levels of privacy as well as a custom setting  Blocking feature to keep individuals from being able to see your profile or contact you  Allows you to control who can view your profile and what aspects of your profile those people can see  Features can be turned off. such as the groupie feature and your wall .

What are all saying about Facebook:  Our team found out that:  81% said they use Facebook at least once a day  77% had been contacted by someone they did not know through Facebook  44% felt that Facebook has a negative impact on their academic work  The most common advice these students provided for students new to Facebook was:  To be cautious about what information is posted on your profile .

 Internet messaging programs . MSN Messenger. and many others  Online journal pages WebCT. Blackboard  Online component to academics. internet support for courses AIM. Orkut  Similar to Facebook Livejournal. Blog. Friendster. etc.Other Internet Technologies to be aware of     MySpace.

wikipedia.svinstitutions.org .org/wiki/Facebook_(w ebsite)  Also check out SVIT College s student conduct code found at: www.facebook.com  http://en.Information for this presentation was found at the following sites:  www.

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