Social penetration theory and online dating
Facebook is an American for-profit corporation and an online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California.The Facebook website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew Mc Collum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.The company held its initial public offering (IPO) in February 2012, and began selling stock to the public three months later, reaching an original peak market capitalization of 4 billion, a new record.Facebook makes most of its revenue from advertisements which appear onscreen.The Facemash site was quickly forwarded to several campus group list-servers, but was shut down a few days later by the Harvard administration.Zuckerberg faced expulsion and was charged by the administration with breach of security, violating copyrights, and violating individual privacy. Zuckerberg expanded on this initial project that semester by creating a social study tool ahead of an art history final exam.
Zuckerberg told the Crimson that "Everyone’s been talking a lot about a universal face book within Harvard.
HTC announced the HTC First, a smartphone with Home pre-loaded.
On April 15, 2013, Facebook announced an alliance across 19 states with the National Association of Attorneys General, to provide teenagers and parents with information on tools to manage social networking profiles.
Facebook may be accessed by a large range of devices with Internet connectivity, such as desktop, laptop and tablet computers, and smartphones.
After registering to use the site, users can create a customized profile indicating their name, occupation, schools attended and so on.