After registering to use the site, 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 activity.

Facebook makes most of its revenue from advertisements which appear onscreen.

The Facebook name comes from the face book directories often given to United States university students.

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 $104 billion, a new record.

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.

He uploaded all art images to a website, each of which was featured with a corresponding comments section, then shared the site with his classmates, and people started sharing notes.

Robert Wagner, an agent who occasionally works with Gatlin, and coach Dennis Mitchell both reportedly said they could get him steroids with the agent also saying Gatlin used them. To qualify for the Trials in a non-Japanese qualifying race, you have to run under or average sub- in 2 marathons.

* Farah had been nominated for the award so many times and somehow only once finished once in the top 3 (he wasn’t even in the top 3 with double Olympic wins last year) that he didn’t attend in person this year and was stunned to win. In the qualifying races, being top 3 Japanese and sub- is the standard. *Discuss: Rupp and Flanagan will go try to get back-to-back WMM victories.

They claimed that he was instead using their ideas to build a competing product.

In late 2007, Facebook had 100,000 business pages (pages which allowed companies to promote themselves and attract customers).

Facebook has more than 2 billion monthly active users as of June 2017.

Its popularity has led to prominent media coverage for the company, including significant scrutiny over privacy and the psychological effects it has on users.

Microsoft's purchase included rights to place international advertisements on the social networking site.