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This page provides an overview of 5 articles related to 'facebook', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Facebook (stylized facebook) is a social networking service and website launched in February 2004, operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc. As of January 2011, Facebook has more than 600 million active users. Users may create a personal profile, add other users as friends, and exchange messages, including automatic notifications when they update their profile. Additionally, users may join common interest user groups, organized by workplace, school or college, or other characteristics. The name of the service stems from the colloquial name for the book given to students at the start of the academic year by university administrations in the United States to help students get to know each other better. Facebook allows anyone who declares themselves to be at least 13 years old to become a registered user of the website. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Facebook)

Key statistics

Metadata related to 'facebook' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'facebook': 71 (4.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'facebook' across all Ariadne articles: 200
  • Average number of references to 'facebook' per Ariadne article: 2.82
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'facebook': 2007-01
  • Trending factor of 'facebook': 4.5 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'facebook':

  1. marta nogueira (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. gill ferrell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. alyson tyler (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. conrad taylor (see articles on this topic by this author)

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10 Cheap and Easy Ways to Amplify Your Event

Marieke Guy describes new tools and services that can help you get your event heard.

January 2011, issue66, feature article

Get Tooled Up: Staying Connected: Technologies Supporting Remote Workers

Having considered organisational issues in her previous article, Marieke Guy takes a look at the many technologies that support remote working, from broadband to Web 2.0 social networking tools.

October 2008, issue57, feature article

IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2012

Marieke Guy reports on the 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly held in Helsinki, Finland over 11-17 August 2012.

November 2012, issue70, event report

LinkedUp: Linking Open Data for Education

Marieke Guy, Mathieu d’Aquin, Stefan Dietze, Hendrik Drachsler, Eelco Herder and Elisabetta Parodi describe the activities carried out by the LinkedUp Project looking at the promotion of open data in education.

March 2014, issue72, feature article

Online Information 2012

Marieke Guy reports on the largest gathering of information professionals in Europe.

November 2012, issue70, event report

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