Facebook

4 Keywords: Facebook, Sharing, Meeting, Social Networking Service

facebook homepageFacebook is a social networking service that allows you to share ideas and meet people online.  It has instant messaging linked with MSN and messages can be received via e-mail or read online.  You can add and share photos, YouTube videos and use the applications offered to change the way your home page looks.  There is online shopping and many groups about specialist subjects.

The University of Cardiff offer valuable information about protecting your identity and Facebook have a help page on privacy.  There are issues about security and these have been discussed by TechCrunch in their article Facebook Responds To Security Issue With A Hope And A Prayer.

The University of Sheffield have a blog on " iPods, Facebook and using e-learning to get students to talk to one another"

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