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Facebook ppt

Facebook is an online social networking service. Its name comes from a colloquialism for the directory given to students at some American universities.[5] Facebook was founded on February 4, 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.[6] The founders had initially limited the website's membership to Harvard students, but later expanded it to colleges in the Boston area, the Ivy League, and Stanford University. It gradually added support for students at various other universities before it opened to high-school students, and eventually to anyone aged 13 and over. Facebook now allows anyone who claims to be at least 13 years old to become a registered user of the website

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Facebook ppt

  1. 1. Facebook, explained
  2. 2. What is Facebook? Social networking website connecting people across the street, country and world  Focuses on building and relating social relations among people who share common interests, activities and experiences 
  3. 3. . FACEBOOK FOUNDER Mark Zuckerberg  Mark Zuckerberg is the founder and CEO of Facebook, which he started in his college dorm room in 2004 with roomates Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.  Zuckerberg is responsible for setting the overall direction and product strategy for the company. He leads the design of Facebook’s service and development of its core technology and infrastructure. Mark studied computer science at Harvard University before moving the company to Palo Alto, California. Earlier in life, Zuckerberg developed a music recommendation system called Synapse and a peer-to-peer client called Wirehog. However, he abandoned both to pursue
  5. 5. History
  6. 6. Who uses Facebook?
  7. 7. Social Impact of Facebook Most recognized social networking site in the world; “The Social Network” grossed $96M in US  Allows continuous contact to and from anyone in the world with an Internet connection 
  9. 9. Facebook Organizational Structure .
  10. 10. What does the future hold •3000 employees •Estimated 2011 revenue: $4.2B •Initial Public Offering rumored to raise $10B, bringing net worth to $100B
  12. 12. Communication Status Update: Share what you’re doing, feeling or thinking  Facebook Chat: Real time communication with friends currently on the facebook website  Wall: Write a public message to a friend on their wall 
  13. 13. Communication (continued) Facebook Message: Send a private message to a friend or someone you would like to be friends with  “Like”: Nothing witty to say? Give your friend the thumbs up  Comments: Write comments on pictures, friend’s status updates or wall posts 
  14. 14. Revenue of facebook till now
  15. 15. Merger and acquisition takeovers
  16. 16. COMPETITORS Google inc Twitter inc Pinterest inc snapchat