Officially launched on February 4th, 2004, by former Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg, the social networking web site Facebook is on the fast track. It was originally created for the interaction between Harvard University students

where they could share information with their fellow comrades. Within two months, Facebook extended its network to major Ivy League of the United States. The following year, Facebook rapidly started to add foreign countries such as Canada, UK, France, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Germany, and many others to join its fast growing network. Today, Facebook is growing three times as fast as challenger MySpace and could worth over $1.5 billion. You don't know Facebook. Where have you been? Facebook could purely be described as a web site based on the networking and community wave that has been submerging the US for the past few years. Its use is relatively simple.Facebook vs Myspace Many of us have given though to the phenomenon of what makes social networking web sites so popular. You will find users acquiring virtual network of friends as the most important thing in their real social life.  Facebook at-a-glance