Additionally, users can complain about or block unpleasant people.
Facebook has more than 2 billion monthly active users as of June 2017.
Users can add other users as "friends", exchange messages, post status updates, share photos, videos and links, use various software applications ("apps"), and receive notifications of activity.
Additionally, users may join common-interest user groups organized by workplace, school, hobbies or other topics, and categorize their friends into lists such as "People From Work" or "Close Friends".
The Facebook name comes from the face book directories often given to United States university students.the benefits are many." Six days after the site launched, Harvard seniors Cameron Winklevoss, Tyler Winklevoss, and Divya Narendra accused Zuckerberg of intentionally misleading them into believing that he would help them build a social network called Harvard They claimed that he was instead using their ideas to build a competing product.Its popularity has led to prominent media coverage for the company, including significant scrutiny over privacy and the psychological effects it has on users.In recent years, the company has faced intense pressure over the amount of fake news, hate speech and violence prevalent on its services, all of which it is attempting to counteract.