Facebook is the most popular social networking site on the Internet. It was co-created by Mark Zuckerberg and officially launched on February 4, 2004. Facebook is a popular destination for users to set up their personal web pages, connect with friends, share pictures, share movies, talk about what they're doing, etc.
Facebook is often abbreviated as "FB" or "fb." To help prevent confusion to your reader, always spell out "Facebook" in your writing.
Additional Facebook terms and features
- Facebook Story - Added to Facebook in 2017, stories are portrait-oriented photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours.
- Facebook Live - A live streaming platform built into Facebook, allowing you to stream and interact with your Facebook friends.
- Facebook Gaming - The streaming platform that replaced Mixer after being acquired by Facebook's parent company, Meta.
- Facebook Gameroom - A platform that allows users to play mobile games like Bejeweled and Candy Crush with Facebook friends.
- Facebook Group - A private (or public) user-created subcommunity on Facebook, allowing a user to post photos and discussions in the group.
Computer Hope on Facebook
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