The Benefits of Joining Facebook
The Benefits of Joining Facebook and Playing the Applications Game Farmville
Mark Zuckerberg - Facebook Founder
Facebook is an online social networking service, whose name stems from the colloquial name for the book given to students at the start of the academic year by some university administrations in the United States to help students get to know each other.
It was founded in February 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
The website's membership was initially limited by the founders to Harvard students, but was expanded to other colleges in the Boston area, the Ivy League, and Stanford University.
It gradually added support for students at various other universities before opening to high school students, and eventually to anyone aged 13 and over.
Facebook now allows any users who declare themselves to be at least 13 years old to become registered users of the site.
Zynga Games on Facebook
Zynga was founded in July 2007 with the vision of connecting the world through games. Since then they have dedicated themselves to making fun and social games for people to play with their friends and have become the largest developer of social games on the web in the process.
Zynga games provide a platform for players to express themselves and form deep social connections with their friends. With a catalogue that ranges from casino games to role playing games, their games can be found on most social networks, and on the iPhone.
Farmville lets players cultivate their farms by ploughing, planting and harvesting crops and trees. Players also care for their farm animals, milking their cows and collecting eggs from their chickens.
Farmville on Facebook
Zynga Farmville Game on Facebook
Farmville was the top game by daily active users on Facebook between August 2009 and December 2010, when CityVille claimed the top spot. Zynga continue to enhance the social aspects of the game, including in-game gifting to friends, cooperative crafting jobs and trading goods in the farmer’s market.
In their first retail tie-in in May 2010, they partnered with 7-Eleven to offer Farmville-branded game cards and items on many of the convenience retailer’s products, including Slurpee and Big Gulp drinks in nearly 7,000 stores. They partnered with Lady Gaga in May 2011 by creating Gaga Ville which is a Lady Gaga-inspired farm where players could visit and listen to songs from her album Born This Way.
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The Benefits of Joining Facebook
The Farmville game would be one of my favourite activities on Facebook. I also love how you are able to Share photographs with family and friends.
I would like to share with you today how Facebook, the Social Network site, has changed my life for the better. I would say this applies to thousands of other Facebook users around the world.
I joined Facebook about six months ago. A family member recommended it to me and showed me how to join the site. Once this was done I was able to log in to my account without any problems. I just had to remember my username and password.
Facebook is the most popular social network site in the Internet today. The steps you use for becoming a user of Facebook are really very easy and self explanatory, so I am not going to bore you with the entire log in details or the steps you use for joining Facebook.
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Farmville on Facebook
Farmville game on Facebook
The most popular application game on Facebook for myself and my family and friends is Farmville. Farmville is a game on Facebook where you can grow and harvest crops. You can buy farm animals and make money from them by harvesting there resources.
You can also make money by growing and harvesting your crops. You can buy buildings such as a stable for your horses, a barn for your young fouls, a chicken coop for your chicken and hens, a tool shed to store all your farm equipment, a dairy farm to keep all your cows in, a farmhouse for your farmer.
A puppy which grows into a dog when you feed it every day, a flower shed so you can share bunches of flowers with your farm neighbours when you have harvested them. A vegetable stall so you can share all your crops and flowers with your Farmville neighbours, decorations for you to decorate your farm with. Trees so you can plant them and grow fruit from them so you can then sell the fruit and make more money.
How to Make Money on Farmville
Now when I say make money I do not mean real money
I mean Farmville cash money. This is what you need in order to buy your seeds to grow and harvest. You also need this to buy your animals for your farm. It is very easy to make money and Farmville will give you Farmville cash and coins when you join the application game to get you started.
There is a facility where you can actually buy Farmville cash and coins with your visa or MasterCard but I would NOT RECOMMEND you do this. There is no need to use your visa or MasterCard while playing or joining any of the Facebook application games so please do not fall for that trap. Obviously it is up to the individual to decide for themselves but as I am recommending this application I do not want anyone who decides to join the Farmville or any other application on my recommendation to part with any of their hard earned cash.
Farmville Game on Facebook
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How to Change Your Profile Picture on Facebook
How to Change Your Profile Picture on Facebook
Protect your privacy on Facebook by putting up a profile picture. This is the face that you show the world on Facebook. Learn how to make the best impression. I will try to explain this as easily as I can.
Locate a picture that you want to be your profile picture.
If the picture is already on Facebook, click on the picture. In the lower right-hand corner, you will see a list of possible actions. Click on "Make Profile Picture".
The website will prompt you to crop the portion of the picture that you want to be your profile. You can either:
1. Drag a corner of the small cropping box to make it bigger or larger to include a section of the picture OR
2. Drag all corners of the small box to all edges of the picture. Option 2 will select the entire picture.
Option 1 is useful if, for example, the picture includes you and two friends. You can just crop the part of the picture that includes you and make that your profile picture. Both of the options will resave the cropped images in your "Profile Pictures" folder.
Changing your Profile Photograph on Facebook
Changing your Profile Picture on Facebook
If the picture is on a website, save it to your computer in a folder/ file location that you will be able to easily locate. Once the picture is saved onto your computer, login and go to your Facebook profile.
Click on your profile (default) picture. On the page that comes up, above all of the thumbnails, you will see "Edit Photos" / "Change Profile Picture". Click on "Change Profile Picture". On the next page, click "Browse".
Find your picture and click on it. Check the box that says you have the rights to the picture, and click on "Upload Picture".
You can also select a portion of your profile picture to be your thumbnail picture. This is the picture that comes up next to your name on chats, mini feeds, and applications on Facebook such as your Farmville game or whichever you choose to join. Generally, it is the middle of your profile picture, but you can adjust it as needed.
How to change your Facebook Picture
Why Does Facebook Remove Profiles from the Site?
In March 2011, it was reported that Facebook removes approximately 20,000 profiles from the site every day for various infractions, including spam, inappropriate content and underage use, as part of its efforts to boost cyber security.
In early 2011, Facebook announced plans to move to its new headquarters, the former Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park, California.
Release of statistics by Double Click showed that Facebook reached one trillion page views in the month of June 2011, making it the most visited website of those tracked by Double Click.
According to the Nielsen Media Research study, released in December 2011, Facebook is the second most accessed website in the US (behind Google).
In March 2012, Facebook announced App Centre, an online mobile store which sells applications that connect to Facebook. The store will be available to iPhone, Android and mobile web users.
Facebook, Inc. held an initial public offering on May 17, 2012, negotiating a share price of $38 apiece, valuing the company at $104 billion, the largest valuation to date for a newly listed public company.
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Facebook and CastleVille
CastleVille Game on Facebook
CastleVille is a social network game made by Zynga's Dallas studio and was released in November 2011. It combines a number of elements from the company’s other Ville range of games. On the launch of Castle Ville it had received a million ‘likes’ on Facebook.
By the end of its first month, it had become the fifth most popular game on Facebook with 26.5 million players. The game is a freemium game, meaning there is no cost to play but players have the option of purchasing premium content.
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Create Your Very Own Kingdom in CastleVille on Facebook
Zynga CastleVille Game on Facebook
Set in a medieval world, the game allows players to build their land up with castle elements, and craft armour, art and trade items. The objective is to explore the unknown land around the starting territory and expand the player's empire into it.
The character's avatar can be customized, and the world features peasants, pirates, princesses and Vikings. A new reputation system was developed to encourage players to be social within the game in order to unlock new items and actions such as trading.
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