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Facebook founders defend new changes PDF Print E-mail
Written by Beth Mueller   

By Beth Mueller

Badger Herald (U. Wisconsin)



(U-WIRE) MADISON, Wis. - The creators of Facebook held an online news conference with the student media on Sept. 14 to talk about recent and upcoming changes to the social networking tool.

Facebook is the seventh most-trafficked site on the Internet according to the site's co-creator Mark Zuckerberg, and serves as an electronic social network for over 9.5 million students and adults.

In the online college news conference, Zuckerberg and co-creator Chris Hughes addressed the concerns of college students regarding changes to the site, including the controversial "News" and "Mini-Feeds."

Facebook's developers look forward PDF Print E-mail
Written by Hallie C. Falquet   

By Hallie C. Falquet




(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON - "I check it, like, 7000 times a day ... mainly to stalk people," said 17-year-old Brianna Russo.

"Yeah, I check my email, and go on Facebook," added Kristen Warn, 18, who also uses the popular internet site to "stalk people."

The University of Maryland freshmen laughed as they described their obsessive relationship with Facebook.com, a popular Web site used to keep friends connected, but the truth is their comments are part of the normal buzz that surrounds the latest internet fad.

Last Updated ( Friday, 29 September 2006 )