Facebook is one of the best social networking website to be found currently on the Internet.
Also called as 'FB', it has a global reach of more than billion users and a monthly active user count in hundreds of millions across the world. It was started way back in February 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg and other people like Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz etc.
A film was made on Facebook called 'The Social Network' which describes the invention of Facebook and it's story around it.
Facebook now allows any users who declare themselves to be at least 13 years old to become registered users of the site.
It has also registered an 'Initial Public Offering' called an IPO details of which you can find here
It is one of the best sites to share Photos, Videos, make contact with old friends, Birthday reminders, create Events, share Articles, play Games, boost advertising, earn revenue, you can also send gifts to your loved ones, relatives, or send birthday presents and much much more.
You can create and shape up your online profile, set your status, 'LIKE' other people's online content, create friends, create Groups, follow people, buy goods and a host lot of other stuff.
Facebook also provides e-commerce facilities which means you can shop for your requirements at the comfort of your computer system.
For those of you who are unaware, here is a simple way for newbies to create an account on Facebook.
Click on this link 'https://www.facebook.com/'
You will see this below webpage on your web browser.
Under the 'Sign Up' header, enter your details as mentioned in the boxes. This will include your 'First Name', 'Last Name', your 'E-mail Address' where you will get e-mails on any updates like a friend request, pending notifications, tagged information etc.
Then re-enter your email address, your account password, your Birth date, your Gender, and then hit 'Sign Up'.
It then sends you a link to your registered e-mail address that you need to click. This is done to verify your are a real and a verified user.
It is this simple. Once you are signed up, you can use Facebook services and get connected in this circle of billion people.
It is an enjoyable time to spend on this website and get connected to people online.