A GLOBAL APPEAL TO MUSLIMS
Facebook, for those have not heard about it, is a social networking website that wasoriginally designed for college students, but is now open to anyone 13 years of age or older. Facebook users can create and customize their own profiles with photos, videos,and information about themselves. Friends can browse the profiles of other friends andwrite messages on their pages.Facebook has taken the world by storm, sorry by mega-storm, and as such it has attained the status of being
the world·s largest socialnetwork.
he founder of this site is 25 year-oldMark Zuckerberg. Raised Jewish but now a self-proclaimed atheist, he is the world¶s youngest billionaire.Here are some statistics about Facebook. Far-fetched they may appear but be assuredthey are all facts extracted from the official Facebook site:
More than500 million active users
50% of active users (250,000 million)log on to Facebook on any
verage user has130 friends
eople spend over700 billion minutesper monthon Facebook
here are over900 million objectsthat people interact with (pages,groups, events and community pages)
More than30 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blogposts, notes, photo albums, etc.) shared each month.
bout 70% of Facebook usersare outside the United States
here are more than200 million active userscurrently accessing
Facebook through their mobile devices.
eople who use Facebook on their mobile devices aretwice as active on Facebook as non-mobile users.
Recently Facebook apologized to Laura Eckert for disabling the account of this Iowabirth photographer who posted pictures the company initially deemed inappropriate,including shots of a friend and her newborn moments after birth. Facebook spokesmanSimon Axten said the company reviews thousands of pieces of content every day and