9 ways Facebook changed how we talk

Published: Feb 03 2014 11:14:29 AM EST

From "friending" to "status update," Facebook has changed the way we talk in the 10 years it has existed. Here are nine of the most obvious.

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Facebook is turning 10 this week. From "friending" to "status update," check out these nine ways the world's largest social network has changed how we talk in the past decade:

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