Once you have established a friendly relationship you can invite each other to be friends. Check out their profile to see who their friends are. Later (when you have linked up) you can chat via Facebook "Chat" 7.

This could cause distress to your friend's family and friends, and could halt the relationship before it has got going. If all their friends are dotted around the world, beware.

Be careful when you post anything on their wall as others may see it. You would expect to see a few family members and local friends.

A markup language called Facebook Markup Language was introduced simultaneously; it is used to customize the "look and feel" of applications that developers create.

Using the Platform, Facebook launched several new applications, including Gifts, allowing users to send virtual gifts to each other, Marketplace, allowing users to post free classified ads, Events, giving users a method of informing their friends about upcoming events, Video, letting users share homemade videos with one another, and social network game, where users can use their connections to friends to help them advance in games they are playing.

“Facebook is pretty well placed to respond to people’s questions. We have a team that is working on it", said Mark Zuckerberg.

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