Wednesday, February 5, 2014

A Decade of Facebook

A Decade of Facebook: 10 Things the Social Network Changed Forever (Lou Dubois)
Now worth $157 billion, the social networking site has over 350 million photo uploads, and approximately 6 million "likes" daily. This is an interesting link of the ways that Facebook has changed the following things forever.

  1. The Definition of a "Friend"
  2. What it Means to "Poke" Someone
  3. What it Means to "Like" Something
  4. Parent/Child Relationships
  5. How Relationships Begin (and End)
  6. The Resume
  7. The Vacation Photo Album
  8. Pushing The Look-At-Me Culture
  9. How Brands Reach Consumers
  10. The Digital Dataset

Facebook at 10: Mark Zuckerberg celebrates a decade of social networking dominance (Dion Dassanayake)
A article marking the tenth year anniversary for Mark Zuckerberg's creation of Facebook (February 4th 2014), and his domination in social networking. The site has grown to 1.23 BILLION users (1 in 6 people) worldwide since Mark created Facebook in his Harvard University dorm room. Zuckerberg comments, "We're looking forward to our next decade and to helping connect the rest of the world."

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