The social network is going back to its roots with Facebook Virtual Campus college students, a dedicated segment of mobile apps where undergarments can mingle.
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September 11, 2020
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Facebook Is launching a college-only location, where students can connect with classmates with shared interests.
Familiar? The social network is going back to its roots with Facebook Campus, a dedicated segment of the mobile app that lets the Underground create a unique profile showcasing their major, miniature, class, hometown, and lark. To make suggestions to professors, staff and alumni you will need a verified college email and graduation year to sign up Can’t spoil the fun. Once enrolled, users can find school-specific groups and events, make new friends, and share questions and concerns.
The feature was first rolled out in 30 US institutions, with a news feed, campus directory, and real-time chat rooms where people can gather dorms, clubs, or any other campus group. Product manager Charmaine Hung wrote, “We built the campus to be safe, inclusive and optional.” Announce a blog.
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“This year, students across the country are facing some challenges as some campuses move into partial or full-time distance education, so finding a way to stay connected to college life is more important than ever,” Hung continued Stayed. “In the early days, Facebook was a college-only network, and now we are returning to our roots… to help students build and maintain these relationships, even when they are away from their college. ”
Mark Zuckerberg launched TheFacebook in 2004, initially restricting access to Harvard College students. A month later, social networks expanded to Columbia, Stanford and Yale before opening at all Ivy League schools, Boston University, New York University, MIT, and most universities in the US and Canada. By the end of 2006, Facebook was free to anyone who claimed to be at least 13 years old with a valid email address.
Check Facebook’s online list of campus-compatible schools – including Brown, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern, Rice, Sarah Lawrence, Tufts, Penn, Virginia Tech and Wellesley – to see if yours is included. There is no word on where the platform will reach next.