Facebook is a social networking website that makes it easy for you to connect and share with your family, friends and associates online. Facebook allows you to share information in many ways including: status updates, notes, photos, articles, videos, and more. Originally designed for college students, Facebook was created in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg. Today, Facebook is the world's largest social network, with more than 1 billion users worldwide and has recently expanded to encompass the business world as well.