Facebook description in the
Wikipedia, history, creation, growth, founders, users and other
- Twitter Facebook
The Twitter Facebook Page,
currently has over 14 million followers, and was created in March, 2007.
You can get updates from Facebook here.
- Facebook in Alexa
According to Alexa, Facebook is one of the
top ten websites in the world. Facebook.com has rank 3 in Alexa,
Google.com has rank 1, and YouTube.com has rank 2.
- PEW Research Center
Older Adults and Social Media. Social networking
use among internet users ages 50 and older has grown tremendously, from 2005 to 2010.
While social media use has grown dramatically across all age groups, older users have
been especially enthusiastic about embracing new networking tools.
- SOCIAL MEDIA USAGE: 2005-2015
Nearly two-thirds of American adults (65%) use social
networking sites, up from 7% when Pew Research Center began systematically tracking
social media usage in 2005.
- Nielsen Wire
Statistics and trends in US Top Social Network
Sites 2008, 2009, 2010 Year over Year Gains. Compared to user activity on social
networking sites last year, Facebook and Twitter posted gains of 69% and 45%
respectively in the U.S.
- Social Media
The history of Facebook's evolution from
a student website into a huge network spreading across the globe.
- Facebook Company Information
Find out Facebook's mission, the history,
the statistics, the culture, and the leadership.
- Social Bakers Facebook Analytics
Find out what's happening at Facebook with
fan pages, country Facebook preferences, and analytics from Social Bakers experts.
- 72% of Online Adults are Social Networking Site
The Pew Research Center's Internet and American
Life Project has been studying online adults' social networking site use since
2005, and has seen substantial growth since then. Today, 72% of online adults use
social networking sites. Although younger adults continue to be the most likely
social media users, one of the more striking stories about the social networking
population has been the growth among older internet users in recent years. Those
ages 65 and older have roughly tripled their presence on social networking sites,
in just four years (2009 – 2013).
- Facebook Directory, Pages and Resources
Facebook has just
launched a new way to "Discover Facebook's Popular Pages" called Browser. It
shows icons of Pages that are popular in a user's country, but factors in which
Pages which are popular amongst their unique friend network. When the Page icons
are hovered over they display a Like Button. Browser also shows a "Friends
similar to you" leaderboard displaying with which friends you share the most
mutual Likes. It's unclear how users can navigate to the utility other than
through the URL.
Zynga is a Web 2.0-based social network game
developer located in San Francisco, California, United States. The company develops
browser-based games that work both stand-alone and as application widgets on
social networking websites such as Facebook and MySpace. Zynga games include:
FarmVille, Mafia Wars, YoVille, FishVille, PetVille, Treasure Isle and Cafe World.
- First Facebook Data Center
In mid-2011, a small team of Facebook engineers started
tackling the big challenge of scaling the Facebook computing infrastructure in the most
efficient and economical way possible. Working out of an electronics lab in the basement
of the Palo Alto, California headquarters, the team designed the first FB data center
from the ground up. A few months later Facebook started building it in Prineville, Oregon.
- All About Facebook Live
Live is the best way to interact with Facebook viewers
in real time. Field their burning questions, hear what's on their mind and check out
their Live Reactions to gauge how your broadcast is going.
- Facebook, Twitter Play Different Roles in Connecting Mobile Users to News
Facebook sends by far the most mobile readers to news
sites of any social media site, while Twitter mobile users spend more engaged time with
news content, according to the Pew Research Center.