List of Facebook stakeholders and explain how and why they are affected by, or affect, the activities of Facebook. Try to distinguish and classify them in different groups, on the base of their...

List of Facebook stakeholders and explain how and why they are affected by, or affect, the activities of Facebook. Try to distinguish and classify them in different groups, on the base of their nature (e.g. economics, social,…)

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The stakeholders of a company refers to all individuals that are directly and indirectly influenced by the actions of the company.

The primary stakeholders of Facebook are the owners of the company, which after its initial public offering refers to all those that hold shares of the company; the employees of the company that help run the website and control its operation; the users of the website that form the consumers and by advertising to whom the company makes its revenue; the advertisers that use the service of Facebook to spread information about their products and services.

Secondary stakeholders of Facebook generally constitutes all the others that are affected by the company, some of the secondary stakeholders are the government that earns money from the company in the form of taxes paid by them, and society at large that is affected by the way information is rapidly spread by users through Facebook and that can result in profound changes. For example, the change in leadership in Egypt had Facebook play an important role of bringing people that shared common ideas together and kept them informed of the events that were to take place, and where and when they were going to happen.

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