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What does  facebook mean?

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bokan | College Teacher | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 25, 2012 at 5:52 PM via web

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What does  facebook mean?

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elekzy | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted May 27, 2012 at 1:30 AM (Answer #1)

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Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends or make new friends.

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crazynitin998 | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted May 27, 2012 at 5:15 AM (Answer #2)

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Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them

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trophyhunter1 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

Posted May 27, 2012 at 1:47 PM (Answer #3)

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Facebook originally started as a social networking site for college students. Anyone over 13 can use it to create a profile with a biographical information, photos, videos, etc. One can view friends information and pictures as well. One can post comments on their wall and can email friends directly. Mark Zuckerberg created facebook in his second year of college. He used photos from fellow Harvard students, and posted them online two at a time, to see if people would choose the "hotter" person. It was initially shut down and Zuckerberg faced charges and expulsion from Harvard, with charges eventually dropped. Later, in 2004, he wrote the program for thefacebook, to create a centralized website where people could contact people around the university. In one day after completion, 1200 or more people registered. By 2005, Facebook explanded to 21 universities and the rest is history.

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