How much does it cost to be on Facebook?
No, we dont charge you to use Facebook. Instead, we charge advertisers to show ads on the Facebook family of apps and technologies. This helps us make Facebook available to everyone without charging people for access to it.
Do you have to pay to join Facebook?
While you dont have to pay to join the site, you nonetheless give Facebook two things that are much more valuable: your time and your intellectual property. Facebook gives you access to its system for free because it is in Facebooks interest that you spend time on the system and click links.
Why did Facebook charge me $1?
Under the new system, users can message anyone regardless of their privacy settings; the messages end up in a folder labeled other, which is designed to catch spam. Thats where the money comes in. To bypass the recipients other folder, users can pay $1 to make sure their messages end up in a persons main inbox.
Why is Facebook charging my debit card?
Note: If you recently received a small charge on your credit or debit card, its most likely a temporary authorization to validate your card. We make these authorization charges and then immediately invalidate them, so theyll be removed from your credit or debit card automatically (typically within 3-5 business days).
Should you use your real name on Facebook?
Facebook requires people to provide the name they use in real life so that others know who theyre connecting with. This helps keep our community safe, the company says.