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Organizational Structure

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Facebook is the largest networking site in the world. Facebook is everywhere and was founded by Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, originally only allowing college students to access the site and then slowly branching out from there. Facebook makes it so it is possible to interact with people without physically interacting with them at all. It seems that just about every person I know has a Facebook account, including most of my family. Facebook is a site that allows users to connect with other users around the world posting pictures, news stories and other types of daily activities that its users post for others to read. Through Facebook you can follow your favorite actor, company, TV show or even cause and know what is happening constantly. Facebook also allows different companies to advertise on the site for a price. This allows its users to see these advertisements on a regular basis and become more familiar with the company. This is one way the company makes money to keep Facebook a free site for its users and my cousin who works for Facebook assures me that Facebook will never ever charge its users to access the site.

Facebook can be accessed by anything that can access the internet from anywhere in the world. Which is the reason I myself originally got a Facebook account was to keep in touch with my friends in the military that were deployed and assigned to different bases around the world when I myself got out. I also use my Facebook account to follow specific things such as pit bulls and parolees. I had a pit bull for fourteen years that was the most amazing kindred spirit so this show is an inspiration to me on what a human being is willing to do for the breed. Just about every major company that I have heard of has a Facebook page available so you can see what the company is up to or marketing currently and the best part is that it is real time. Facebook primarily operates out of Palo Alto California, however they offer jobs in various places around the world. When it comes down to it Facebook's product is all of our lives and daily activities, pictures etc. besides the advertising that companies pay Facebook to do. Facebook also allows users to play games; these games can cost money for users to play so that is revenue for Facebook.

"Entertainment Weekly put it on its end-of-the-decade "best-of" list, saying, How on earth did we stalk our exes, remember our co-workers' birthdays, bug our friends, and play a rousing game of Scrabulous before Facebook? Quantcast estimates Facebook has 135.1 million monthly unique U.S. visitors in October 2010. According to Social Media Today as of April 2010, it is estimated that 41.6% of the U.S. population has a Facebook account(Management Paradise Website, n.d., para. 1) To think that was a few years ago so I am sure that even more people have Facebook accounts by now. Users of Facebook often use the site for job hunting and networking as well. Face book is extremely

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