Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.
Facebook is currently a leader in the social-networking market with more than 30 billion unique users along the globe every month. The platform needs registration to use the network available on cross-platforms. After registering, users can create a customized profile indicating their name, occupation, schools attended and so on. Users can add other users as “friends”, exchange messages, post status updates, share photos, videos, and links, use various software applications (“apps”), and receive notifications of other users’ activity.
Additionally, users may join common-interest user groups organized by workplace, school, hobbies or other topics, and categorize their friends into lists such as “People From Work” or “Close Friends.” Additionally, users can report or block unpleasant people. Facebook Inc. also owns maximum shares of WhatsApp and Instagram making it the most significant social media and networking company. You can use Facebook on any of your preferred devices irrespective of general computing platforms which exist in 2018.