Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow students Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
The website’s membership was initially limited by the founders to Harvard students, but was expanded to other colleges in the Boston area, the Ivy League, and Stanford University.
It gradually added support for students at various other universities before opening to high school students, and eventually to anyone aged 13 and over. However, according to a May 2011 Consumer Reports survey, there are 7.5 million children under 13 with accounts and 5 million under 10, violating the site’s terms of service.
1. What is Facebook?
Facebook is the World’s Leading Social Network on Internet and It was launched on 2004, As of May 2012, Facebook has over 900 million active users, more than half of them using Facebook on a mobile device.
Users must register before using the site, after which they may create a personal profile, add other users as friends, and exchange messages, including automatic notifications when they update their profile.
Additionally, users may join common-interest user groups, organized by workplace, school or college, or other characteristics, and categorize their friends into lists such as “People From Work” or “Close Friends”.
The name of the service stems from the colloquial name for the book given to students at the start of the academic year by some university administrations in the United States to help students get to know each other. Facebook allows any users who declare themselves to be at least 13 years old to become registered users of the site
2. Getting Started with Facebook
Nowadays Facebook is became a trend between young teenagers and many people use Facebook for entertainment by connect with people on Facebook. But our guidelines will support the both categories of people. For Entertainment and Business, So If you want to Signup for Facebook please visit their official site www.facebook.com and on homepage you can see a signup for So please fill that correctly but remember that your age is above 13 because in a recent policy of Facebook, Company declares that under 13 won’t be able to signup for Facebook.
3. Protect yourself from Facebook hacking
Previously I have wrote many guidelines but this is different, like you all know that Facebook is the World’s leading Social Network but with this stuff, there is thousands of hacker who’s target is Facebook’s user profile please make sure that your account’s password is very strong. In order to make strong password I would like to recommend you to set a password that includes combination of English alphabets, numeric values and special characters eg.@# and never forget to log out from Facebook after its use.
4. Introduction to Facebook Timeline
Now Facebook has integrated its existing profile with new kind of profile called “Facebook Timeline” I think you need to about this Facebook Timeline.
Here is a suitable video tutorial:
5. Customize your Facebook Timeline
This new kind of timeline has many special features unlike old Facebook’s profile So I think everyone wants to customize their Facebook timeline in their own way.
Please check this video for more details about customization of Facebook Timeline:
6. Facebook Page for Business, Brands and Personalities
Apart from Facebook profile, this is different kind of Facebook page. This stuff is created by Facebook in order to engage more famous brands, popular-non popular companies, famous personalities, media and other fields.
You can like us on our official Facebook Fan Page, In Simple words Facebook customers can create “Like Pages” which allow fans of an individual, organization, product, service, or concept to join a Facebook fan club.
The Like Pages were introduced in November 2007. Like Pages look and behave much like a user’s personal private profile, with some significant differences. Public Profiles are integrated with Facebook’s advertising system, allowing Public Profile owners to easily advertise to Facebook’s users.
Owners can send updates to their fans, which shows up on their home page. They also have access to insights and analytics of their fan base.
Early on, users had the option to “become a fan” of the page until April 19, 2010 when the option was later changed to “like” the page. While an individual with a personal profile can acquire up to 5,000 friends, a “Like Page” can have an unlimited number of “Likers”.
“Like Pages” can also be customized by adding new Tabs using the Static FBML application. This powerful feature can bring additional functionality to a page such as e-mail collection, specialized content, or a landing page for sales activity. The URLs of “Like Pages” start with http://www.facebook.com/pages… and include the name of the page.
7. Manage your wall on Facebook
In this section you’ll going to know about “How to manage your wall on Facebook” actually it is one of the most important part of Facebook or you could say without this, Facebook is nothing and it is a kind of news feed where you can share your views, upload photos and videos, tag your friends on photos.
Please check this video in order to getting know more about this:
8. Find Friends on Facebook
Now your Facebook profile is set, you just need to find some people on Facebook in order to make your new friends online So for this, I have a video tutorial for you that will helps you to find the people on Facebook:
9. What is Facebook Lite?
In August 2009, Facebook announced the rollout of a “lite” version of the site, optimized for users on slower or intermittent Internet connections. Facebook Lite offered fewer services, excluded most third-party applications and required less bandwidth.
A beta version of the slimmed-down interface was released first to invited testers before a broader rollout across users in the United States, Canada, and India.
It was announced on April 20, 2010 that support for the “lite” service had ended and that users would be redirected back to the normal, full content, Facebook website. The service was operational for only eight months.
10. Advertise on Facebook
This part is just for your business, Facebook allows their users to advertise on their site So with this most of the people could able to spread their fan page among others.
Mostly this activity is practices by brand owners, it will be helps them to promoting their Facebook fan page on site but for this you need to spend some money.
Here is the video tutorial that will helps you set our first ad campaign on Facebook:
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