Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Facebook is Where Today's Students Are

How do students communicate?

Thus spake Zuckerberg: “We don’t think a modern messaging system is going to be e-mail.”

Signs you’re an old fogey: You still watch movies on a VCR, listen to vinyl records and shoot photos on film. And you enjoy using e-mail.

Facebook Accounts for 25% of All U.S. Pageviews
November 19, 2010 by Jolie O'Dell

Facebook’s putting up some big numbers in terms of U.S. web traffic. Right now, the site accounts for one out of every four pageviews in the United States. ... In the past week, Facebook.com saw 3% more web visits and almost five times more pageviews than Google.com.

"China has the most population of any country in the world, followed by India, followed by Facebook with 600,000,000 regular users, followed by the US with 310,000,000 residents." -- Prof. Ray Schroeder

Oakley's online class has an "official" Facebook page. Students who "like" this page get all postings in their "News Items" feed in Facebook.

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