It's everywhere. I mean everywhere. Facebook. One word that needs no introduction. People all over the world know about it and use it all the time. I know I do. It's a great way to stay connected to friends and family. I'm sure I'm not the only one who can get lost in a Facebook feed. You look up and 30 minutes have gone by.

But, wait a minute. Why? Why has Facebook lasted and why has it been so successful. I went on a mission to find out why and here are 6 huge discoveries I made.

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Facebook is Easy to Use

Plain and simple. Facebook is easy to use. That's why so many people are on it. You don't have to be a computer wiz.


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Facebook is Engaging

Facebook has many features that make you want to interact. From video calls to Marketplace, Facebook is all about engagement.


 

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Facebook's Move to Mobile

Facebook knows your life is mobile and your phone is almost always close by. Making the fast move to a mobile platform kept things going strong.


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Facebook Buys Smart

This one is so true. Facebook has been very smart about the companies it acquires. From the popular, Instagram to WhatsApp and even Oculus.


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Facebook Has Constant Upgrades

To me, this is a good one and an important one. Facebook constantly seeks to improve the user experience and thus does a great job of updating the platform.


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Facebook is Worldwide

You can't really even talk about Facebook without talking about the users all over the world. Absolutely massive. 2.3 billion users worldwide. What's more impressive is that 85% of those users come from outside of the United States.

There you have it. Some of the reasons why Facebook is so addictive and successful. There's no doubt it's a powerful medium and is been woven into most of our daily lives. You might even be reading this on Facebook right now. If you have questions or would like to know more about everything on Facebook, ask away in this forum.

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