History of Facebook — Thefacebook, Thiel investment, and name change Zuckerberg built a website called "Facemash" in while attending Harvard University. The site was comparable to Hot or Not and used "photos compiled from the online facebooks of nine Houses, placing two next to each other at a time and asking users to choose the "hotter" person". Zuckerberg faced expulsion and was charged with breaching security, violating copyrights and violating individual privacy. Ultimately, the charges were dropped. He uploaded all art images to a website, each of which was accompanied by a comments section, then shared the site with his classmates.
An Update on Our Plans to Restrict Data Access on Facebook
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News Feed The news feed is the primary system through which users are exposed to content posted on the network. Using a secret method initially known as EdgeRank , Facebook selects a handful of updates to actually show users every time they visit their feed, out of an average of updates they can potentially receive. Originally, when users logged into Facebook, they were presented with a customizable version of their own profile. The new layout, by contrast, created an alternative home page in which users saw a constantly updated list of their friends' Facebook activity. News Feed highlights information that includes profile changes, upcoming events, and birthdays, among other updates. This has enabled spammers and other users to manipulate these features by creating illegitimate events or posting fake birthdays to attract attention to their profile or cause.
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By Mike Schroepfer , Chief Technology Officer Two weeks ago we promised to take a hard look at the information apps can use when you connect them to Facebook as well as other data practices. We expect to make more changes over the coming months — and will keep you updated on our progress. Here are the details of the nine most important changes we are making. Until today, people could grant an app permission to get information about events they host or attend, including private events.