Facebook is a Web-based application which allows participants to upload photos, videos, events, and status. Each of these items may be shared with friends, if personal, and fans, if supporting a brand, organization, or business. Facebook can be a great tool to use to support a class, project, or educational community.

Users have the opportunity to control privacy settings to prevent unauthorized users from seeing information.

Facebook fan pages can be used to support organizations and their followers.

Essential Requirements

Facebook will operate on most Web-browsers and requires little setup.


The only equipment needed is a computer, smartphone, or iPod with a Web browser.


Access to Facebook is accomplished through a Web-browser.

Facebook can be reached at the following Website:

Learning resources information

Reading List

Key Weblinks


Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand Facebook and its capabilities.


Here are a number of great ideas for using Facebook in an educational environment.

Tips and Tricks

Unique URLs

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