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Flash is a commercial product developed by Adobe. It is designed to provide content for Web pages which is richer than that from standard web technology such as HTML.


Firefox is a popular web browser developed as an alternative to Internet Explorer.


Facebook is a social networking site (like Community and Myspace) which allows members to add other members as friends and then to set up groups and communities with other members. The standard set of social networking tools (blogs, comments, chatting) is also available, but in addition Facebook also allows developers to make their own applications.



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