Facebook is a social networking website Users can add friends and send them messages, and update their personal profiles to notify friends about themselves.
A few weeks ago Facebook had more visitors than Google! If you don’t have Facebook account you’re in the minority.
Facebook is about sharing your information with firends,friends of friends or everyone, you can customize your settings by going to Account menu on Facebook
Basic Directory Information:
Certain information is visible to everyone because it's essential to helping people find and connect with you on Facebook.
- Name and profile picture are visible to everyone so real-world friends can recognize you, and so we can display them when you write on someone's Wall.
- Gender is public so we can correctly display your gender (for example, "Add her as a friend.")
- Networks are visible to everyone so you can see who else is part of your network (and will have access to your information) before choosing "Friends and Networks" for any of your privacy settings.
Other information in this section, including hometown and interests, is visible by default to help friends and other people you have things in common with connect with you.