Facebook is one of the most prominent names synonyms to social networking. First established by Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, it has grown to become one of the most popular and highly visited website in the world. Initially created to cater to a specific group of individuals, such as the University of Harvard student body, it soon grew high in demand as it began attracting individuals nationwide due to its exclusivity and novel forum for social networking. Not only did Facebook allow individuals to maintain communication with their friends and family, it differed itself by providing an exclusivity to keep in contact with others while doing so. They could blog much faster, better, and keep others updated constantly, and at the same time limit to who they want all their information available too. Individuals use Facebook to keep up with friends, make comments on “the wall”, post photos and information, share videos, play games and other activities, meet new friends, read articles, discuss issues, advertise, and sell products and services. However, with the growing popularity of Facebook, there are having been alarming concerns being raised by its users until recently. This report will analyze and discuss issues related to using Facebook and its advantages and disadvantages.
In the past few years, there has been phenomenal rise in the development of social media, more particularly social media networking. Facebook is among other social networking websites, such as Twitter, that has seen exceptional popularity and fame. However, due to its user friendly features and exclusivity, Facebook attracts more users than any other social networking website. To illustrate its popularity, if we search Jesus and Facebook both on a search engine, Facebook is more likely to turn up with more hits, since September 2006.
在过去的几年中，出现了惊人的上涨在社会化媒体的发展，尤其是社会媒体网络。 Facebook是在其他社交网站，如Twitter，已经看到卓越的知名度和美誉度。然而，由于其用户友好的功能性和排他性，Facebook上吸引了更多的用户比其他任何社交网站。 Facebook是为了说明它的受欢迎程度，如果我们耶稣和Facebook都在搜索引擎搜索，更可能转向更多的点击率，自2006年9月。