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Listening Do you use social networking sites? Discuss the following questions. The words and phrases in the box will help you. Workbook p. 35, ex. 3, 4 1 What do you think of social networking sites like Facebook or Twitter? 2 Do you use social networking sites? If so, how often? 3 What do you use these social networking sites for? 5 Listen to the story of Facebook. Tick T (true), F (false) or N (not in the text). T F N 1 Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook at Harvard University. 2 He was never interested in computer programming until he created Facebook. 3 Zuckerberg started Facebook in 2004. 4 Not many people signed onto Facebook at the beginning. 5 The social networking site made millions of dollars in its first year. 6 It had twelve million active users in 2006. Listen to the text again. Circle the correct option. Cross out the wrong option. Mark Zuckerberg has started started Facebook at Harvard University. In 2004, Zuckerberg created has created “The facebook”, as it was first known. The name comes came from a piece of paper that students are given at Harvard when they go to college. The sheet of paper has all the student’s personal information on it. Within one day, many Harvard students signed have signed onto “The facebook”, and after one month, over half of the students have had a profile. The network was then used at other American universities. The website becomes became in August 2005 and it became very popular all over the world. The network is was free to join and makes money with advertising. 6 18Ó listening 5p33zt 7 18Ó listening 5p33zt 82 Unit 7 · Media and technology Answer like this: I think social networks are cool. boring. interesting. I use Snapchat/Instagram for surfing. to keep in touch. to talk to my friends. I often sometimes never regularly use … . I use … every day. once/… a week. Nur zu Prüfzwecken – Eigentum des Verlags öbv