Facebook marked its ten year anniversary today with a message from Mark Zuckerberg on his profile page. The social media giant first premiered to Harvard students on this day in 2004 and has grown into a worldwide sensation over the last ten years.
Zuckerberg thanked the world for their support in making Facebook what it is today and discussed his feelings about the social media platform.
“It's been an amazing journey so far, and I'm so grateful to be a part of it. It's rare to be able to touch so many people's lives, and I try to remind myself to make the most of every day and have the biggest impact I can.”
With over 900 million active monthly users the website has plenty to offer. Its goal is to keep people connected to friends and family, allow them to keep up with world events and as a forum to discuss things that matter most to them.
If you don’t already have a Facebook account consider this list of ten reasons you should join immediately. From disastrous breakups that unfold in front of your eyes to celebrities posting videos there is never a dull day on Facebook. Beware of what you share though because any one of your 900+ friends could sell you out minutes after your latest embarrassing post and always remember the internet is forever.
You don’t need to wait to hear about a breakup when you can watch as your friends openly fight and admit all their dirty little secrets on Facebook.
Your friends will admit anything on Facebook no matter how embarrassing it may be and thanks to screenshots and your constant need to check your feed every 15 minutes you will never miss out on the worst part of their day.
People leave their account logged in
No one needs your password when you leave your account logged in on your computer, phone or at the local Apple store. Know that when you do you deserve everything you get.
Photos with celebrities
Fans get overly excited when meeting celebrities as was the case when Mark Wahlberg was mistaken for Matt Damon. The good sport posted to his own Facebook page that it was “close enough”.
Parents on Facebook
Parents are people too and can show how wildly inappropriate they can be on Facebook just as much as you. Be sure to set up rules with your parents before accepting their friend request on Facebook.
Whether they frequent the free clinic, prison or the cemetery your friends will never disappoint to update you where they are at the most inappropriate times.
Posting pictures while committing crimes has become more popular with the Facebook crowd in recent years and the world couldn’t be happier. Make sure next time not to post it to your named account with distinguishing marks.
a. With over 900 friends you are bound to have at least one stalker; someone who constantly checks your timeline for pictures to download and hints to where you are going to be this weekend. Those foolish enough not to know the difference between the search bar and status update will get caught every time.
Just a letter or two off and you completely change the meaning. Thanks to all of you who don’t spell check before posting to your timeline.
Celebrities on Facebook
Access to celebrity’s private lives has never been easier. Vin Diesel released a seven minute plus dance video to show his appreciation and happiness for the success of his latest Riddick movie and the world rejoiced.