Facebook made good on recent promises to highlight its group features, and unveiled an updated groups discovery page today.
As reported by AllFacebook, the page now features suggestions for groups to join, as well as open and closed groups your friends are members of and groups based near you. The social network recently began encouraging administrators to start adding tags in order to make their groups easier to find.
Though Facebook’s groups feature is relatively low-profile, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in the company’s recent earnings call that more than 500 million people use the feature. He also told Businessweek that Facebook Creative Labs might create a standalone app for groups.
- Founded February 2004
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- Overview Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with over 1.15 billion monthly active users. Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg in February 2004, initially as an exclusive network for Harvard students. It was a huge hit: in 2 weeks, half of the schools in the Boston area began demanding a Facebook network. Zuckerberg immediately recruited his friends Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes, and Eduardo …
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