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Facebook/Social Networking sites why are they so popular

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Facebook is what is known as a social networking web site. Believe it or not, computer users are able to have an extensive social life without ever leaving the house! Facebook is just one social networking web site that makes this type of cyber-socializing possible.

Facebook and other social networks allow users to open personal accounts where they create a profile that represents who they are. Users basically have their own space that they can decorate how they want and turn into something that reflects them and their interests – kind of like having your own room in a house.

Social networking sites like Facebook are in a constant state of evolution. Many people use them to stay in touch with friends or family that are far away. Through uploading recent photos, making regular status updates that reflect their mood or what they are currently doing, friends can feel a connection to one another even though they are not necessarily in the same country… or continent!

Social Networking sites have grown in popularity in ways that we could never have been predicted or imaged. Facebook is probably the most popular of them all. It features a myriad of great tools that allow users to send public messages to people or private messages to each other. People can upload photos, videos and written notes to express themselves.

On Facebook every user has a Friends List that shows the world how many friends that user has on Facebook. Among the younger generation, there is an unspoken competition to see who has the most friends. Friends can also be introduced to one another, which opens up the door for online dating and cyber-friendships.

There is a lot of entertainment that can be had on social networking web sites. Programmers put together all types of games that groups of people can play and they even do fun stuff like give virtual gifts to other members of the site.

Facebook is one web site that has managed to put together some of the best features of social networking in one, single web site. It continues to grow in popularity throughout the world because it makes use of the most recent Internet technology and to the fullest extent.

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