Computing Tips: Facebook – the online social network

Facebook users 2004-2007Facebook 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, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.

Anyone can join Facebook
All that’s needed to join Facebook is a valid email address. To connect with coworkers or classmates, use your school or work email address to register. Once you register, join a regional network to connect with the people in your area.

Discover the people around you
Facebook is made up of many networks, each based around a company, region, or school. Join the networks that reflect your real-life communities to learn more about the people who work, live, or study around you.

Do more
Facebook’s Platform enables anyone, anywhere, to build complete applications that you can choose to use. The possibilities are endless. Define your experience on Facebook by choosing applications that are useful and relevant to your world.

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Facebook’s plan to hook up the world
NEW YORK (Fortune) 29 May 07—The social networking company now wants to become a place for anyone to build applications for social computing. This isn’t fantasy. Facebook might make it possible, and soon. Yes, the social-networking site college kids spend so much time on – the one you thought was just about hooking up – could turn out to be more important than any of us thought.

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