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Facebook is one of the largest websites in the world; 500 million monthly users; The name of the service stems from... Harvard, the Ivy League, Stanford University, anyone aged 13 and over;
It has been blocked in: Pakistan Syria The Peoples Republic of China Vietnam Iran Uzbekistan Saudi Arabia Bangladesh
Advertising; Microsoft as an exclusive partner; FB collects as much data from visitors as Google + Microsoft ! Lower CTR ( clickthrough rate ) for ads than most major websites. Google 8% ( 80,000 clicks for every 1 mln searches) FB 0,04% (400 clicks for every 1 mln pages); On February 8, 2007: launched Gifts, allows to send virtual gifts cost 1.00 $ each; On May 14, 2007 : launched Marketplace, which lets users post free classified ads.
Owners:% Mark Zuckerberg24 Accel Partners10 Dustin Moskovitz6 Digital Sky Technologies5 Eduardo Saverin5 Sean Parker4 Peter Thiel3 Greylock Partners1-2 Meritech Capatal Partners1-2 Microsoft1,3 Li Ka-shing0,75 The Interpublic GroupLess than 0,5
Over people installed the FB application US politics; In February 2008, a FB group One Million Voices Against FARC organized an event – march in protest against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cambodia, known as FARC; In August 2010 one of North Koreas official goverment websites, Uriminzokkiri, joined FB
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