8 Top Advantages Of Facebook

There are many advantages of Facebook. Facebook offers benefits to young and adult alike. If you're a business owner, Facebook even helps you promote your business. I mentioned earlier the top disadvantages of Facebook here and top dangers of Facebook here. Now let us read on and find out the top advantages of using Facebook.

1. Information Sharing

First in the list of advantages of Facebook is about information sharing. The website allows us to share with others, friends and family, what you desire to share like your photos, your opinion, your other posts; ask public opinion, ask questions, etc. You can share your pictures, videos and what you have been up to with your friends, family or public. You can control how much information you want to share with whom and similarly other people share their information with you.

2. Chatting (Text, Audio & Video)

Facebook is a social networking website but you can use it to chat with your friends, too. Facebook provides a simple, small chatting application that you can use to chat with your friends who are on Facebook and of course online. So why install Skype, Yahoo or any other messenger when you can chat with your all friends using Facebook, which I am sure on which you spend much time of your day.

Many people, specially students use Facebook chat for group discussions, while some businesses use it for short meetings.

3. Mobile Facebook

Whatever you can do on facebook.com you can do from your cellphone Facebook app, on the go. So you can update status, comment and do many things even from your cell phone.

4. Find School, College Friendship or Colleague

Today almost every internet user uses Facebook. Using Facebook you can find your old friends and colleagues whom you have lost contact and connect with them online again. Facebook's friend finder feature allows you to find your friends with their names or email addresses. Many people I know found their very old friends they never knew they will ever contact again. Now they have connected again through Facebook.

5. Business Promotion

Through Facebook Ads and Fans page you can advertise your business. Facebook offers a very customisable ads placement service, which is also very easy to use and cost effective.

Facebook Ads allows you to target people of specific age, geographic location, interests, etc, making your ads most useful and effective.

6. Entertainment

One of the main Facebook advantages is that it provides tons of gaming and other applications. for entertainment purposes.  Some people open Facebook only to play games.Besides games, there are tons of Facebook apps that you can use and enjoy. Apps on Facebook are of variety of type such as photo editing, horoscope, stock analysis etc.

7. Boredom Killer

Facebook is a boredom killer, especially for students during vacations and even elderly people who are retired from their job. You may like to read what to do on Facebook when in a bad mood.

8. Reconnecting with Old or Lost Friends/Colleagues

Many people have found their school-age class fellows, and friends on Facebook. With the Facebook's Friend Finder feature, you can search for any person who is on Facebook by entering different keywords like city, school or university name, age, etc.  Addition to the Friend Finder feature, Facebook also regularly shows you at side of your Facebook profile list of people who you may know. Facebook users have also found several of their acquaintances through this.  So it's really amazing. People who you think you can never find or meet again, you surprisingly find them on Facebook and re-connect! 

So, What are the Advantages of Facebook -  in Final Words

As we have learnt above, Facebook is a one-stop shop for entertainment, communication, business and sharing of information with others. It's a place where you can chat with others, share your ideas, ask questions, comment on people's status, add your status, make friends, market your business, advertise and much more. You will not find any one-stop shop of this kind on the internet.

So there are many advantages of using Facebook, also read:

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