Why is Facebook popular?

Discussion in 'Social Media for Business' started by Jerlene, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. Jerlene

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    In your opinion, Why is Facebook popular? What made Myspace sink? Was it Facebook that single-handedly took down Myspace?
     
  2. AshleyWhiteBusin

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    Facebook changed the way people use applications for social networking websites. Applications like games and tests (Poker, Trivia Games, Get-to-know-yourself tests, "What does your birthday mean?" test, "Are you Normal?" test, etc) are being used to encourage more social interaction through the Internet. You don't have to meet each other face to face to be able to play poker.
     
  3. Navida

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    Popularity of facebook is just because of that it is the most user friendly website for social blogging.
     
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    What are you looking in a social networking site, all programs are available in Facebook as chat, Game, Updates and etc...
     
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    It is the perfect way to play games, chat and discuss pictures , videos and more! That is why it attracts people.
     
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    Social Proof.
     
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    Facebook works according user interest, facebook game, ads and friends activity make it popular.
     
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    Facebook is more user friendly - mySpace was awkward to use I found.
     
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    I agree with Annabella. Facebook is much easier to use than myspace and much more cleaner and had better content on it. Once a few people started to join, their friends would join and it was a domino's effect. I now mainly use it to talk to my friends and now that everyone has it, it will take a much better site to take it down.
     
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    One of the reasons for the popularity of Facebook is its friendly approach for the users. Do remember that when it was launched sites like Orkut was already there and was dominating the market. However the degree of privacy it offered regarding your personnel messages, spams, limit for friend requests etc helped it to rocket through the market and made it the flawless leader
     
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    Because face book is best social networking site to communicate with people.
     
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    Facebook makes one reunite relatives who have lost contact which each other for years
    It also connects people who are miles apart.
     
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    In the early days of facebook birth, what made it popular is its reliable privacy settings. Before that orkut was ruling the social media world and there was nothing in the name of privacy. I could anyone's scrap book and pictures and anyone could see my scrap book, even you could see who visited your profile.
    But facebook was far secure than orkut that's why major audience shifted to facebook in a very short time period. Facebook cashed wll the situation and kept holding that audience by launching new features, games and applications. Then the concept of facebook page and like altered the concept of the social media and online businesses at all.
     
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    Hey,
    May be its because Face Book , have many users ..
    And most its user friendly , and easy to use.
     
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    Facebook is more user friendly social networking website as compared to other websites. As it totally depends upon the interest of member whom to chat and what to like? It is the only website which became most popular within a short time span.
     
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    The platform is unique and there is a massive demand for such as service, it's just going to keep on growing regardless of attempts from competitors such as Google plus.
     
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    face book is the best social net work for communication....
     
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    Facebook becomes popular because it is like a chain, wherein it boomed faster and make every internet user enjoy.
     
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    I haven't had much experience with MySpace so I can't share much details over it. But, I like the idea of Facebook pretty much. You connect with people whom you can't connect in with real life easily.
     
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    As commented by many Facebook is popular for connecting people that you might have long lost contact with and also many new people. Facebook is now getting popular for the business potential it now holds as it gets high traffic and has become a platform of advertising and getting customer feedback for companies.
     

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