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Difference Between Facebook and Bebo

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If you’re only just joining the social networking fever, and you have yet to choose with which site to create an account, you are up for a challenge. Nowadays, depending on your location and what’s popular in your area, there are a good number of social networking sites that you can join. Two of the most popular are Facebook and Bebo. Read on to find out what the differences are between the two.

Firstly, Facebook is a private company founded by Mark Zuckerberg. It’s a social networking site that was launched way back in 2004 ‘“ and has become one of the most widely used sites of its kind in the world. Today, Facebook has reached a staggering number of 350 million active users worldwide.

Next, there’s Bebo, which stands for ‘Blog early, blog often’. It’s also a social networking site, and it was founded in 2005 ‘“ with AOL as its parent company. Although it is not as popular as Facebook, Bebo is one of the top sites in Ireland. According to a survey released by Computing Which?, more users find Bebo to be a better social networking site when it comes to setting privacy features with your account.

Now that you already have an idea about the background of each social networking site, how does one measure up against the other? Perhaps the most difficult part of using Facebook, is the way that you must set privacy settings to your account ‘“ something at which Bebo has become a master. Some of the features included with Bebo are Bebo Music, Bebo Authors, Bebo Groups, Bebo Mobile and the Bebo Open Media Platform. Meanwhile, Facebook is not lagging behind, because it has a multitude of features, applications, NewsFeeds, and the ability to import entries from different blogging platforms.

If you are only in the process of creating an account, you will probably be better off trying both platforms, and then deciding which one you like better, once you have finished your ‘test drive’ of both Facebook and Bebo.


1. Facebook is a privately owned company, while Bebo is a subsidiary of AOL.

2. Facebook is available in more languages from different countries around the world, while Bebo is only available in seven languages, including English, Polish, German, French, Dutch, Spanish and Italian.

3. Facebook has a wide array of applications for members to use, while Bebo only has a limited number of features.

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