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Facebook[1] is a term that primarily denotes a directory-style resource prevalent in American educational institutions, such as colleges and universities. This resource often comprises information about students, faculty, or staff members. In the early 2000s, these Facebooks evolved into an online format, introducing enhanced features like password protection and comprehensive user details. A notable progression occurred in 2004 when Mark Zuckerberg launched an unofficial online Facebook named thefacebook.com. However, this move encountered obstacles, including privacy concerns and allegations of security infringements and copyright violations. Currently, the term “Facebook” is broadly linked with the well-known social media platform that Zuckerberg co-founded.

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1. Facebook ( Facebook ) Meta Platforms, previously known as Facebook, is a prominent internet corporation that originated as a social networking site. The brainchild of Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, Meta Platforms swiftly spread from Harvard to other educational institutions, eventually reaching the wider public and becoming a global sensation. Its appealing user interface and diverse features such as Groups, the Developer Platform, and Meta Platforms Dating are well-known. Despite encountering backlash over matters like privacy violations and the proliferation of misinformation, Meta Platforms continues to hold a strong position in the digital sphere. It has made remarkable progress in the realm of technology, including the creation of its distinctive data storage system, the employment of PHP for its platform, and the introduction of the Hack programming language. In the past few years, the company has pivoted its attention towards the metaverse, a virtual reality domain where users can engage with a digitally-created environment.
Face book (Wikipedia)

A face book or facebook is a paper or online directory of individuals' photographs and names published by some American universities. In particular, the term denotes publications of this type distributed by university administrations at the start of the academic year, with the intention of helping students to get to know each other.

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