afra-facebook by qingyunliuliu

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									Facebook is online social networks that are operated and
owned by the private sector through Facebook
Users can add friends and send them messages, and
update their own personal notification friends about
themselves. In addition, users can join networks
organized by city, workplace, school or college. Mark
Zuckerberg founded Facebook with his roommates and
fellow students of the Faculty of Computer Science
Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes while
he was a student at Harvard University. [5] Website
membership is limited at the outset by the founders of the
Harvard students, but has been expanded to include other
colleges in the Boston area, and the Ivy League, and
Stanford University. Later expanded further to include
(potentially) of any college student, then high school
students and, finally, to any person aged between 13
years and above. The site currently has more than 400
million active user in all around the world.
Facebook Advantages ~
- Allows user search for new and old friends
- Accessible to chosen universities having a high level of
security
- Makes it less awkward when communicating with
strangers or people you are not familiar with
- Love attraction - can be used as a dating service system
- Makes it easier to join groups having similar likes and
dislikes
- Allows members to check students who are taking the
same class, living within the same area, or coming from
the same academy


Facebook Disadvantages ~

- Overcrowding
- Weakening long distance relationship
- Unsupported by physical adjacency
- Contributes wide-range procrastination
- Rampant addiction
- Stalking is possible
- Acquaintances be labeled as friends

								
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