Digital Footprint

Social Networking

Facebook, what is it?

Facebook is a social networking site in which people can post comments, pictures, and video to share with "friends." Facebook is really an RSS reader that pulls in people's posts and add them to the news feed to see what they've posted.

What do people post on Facebook?

People like to post many or all of the following things:


  • pictures
  • video
  • comments - thoughts, opinions, what they are doing, what they've done.
  • recipes
  • links
  • jokes

What is Facebook and How Does it Work? A Brief Overview of the World's Largest Social Network