Learn More About The Success Story Of Facebook

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Imagine, meeting all your friends in one magical medium that allows you to interact with them no matter where you are!

Due to extensive technological and social media advancements, today we can find and communicate with anyone via almost any social media platform.

Well, drumroll please, for Facebook!

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A platform that united people from all over the world, made communication easy as well as advertising your new business.

Birth of Facebook

It was founded in 2004, It is an American social networking service providing millions of people a medium to connect through the internet.

The brainchild of Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes

The four were roommates while they were studying at Harvard invented this legendary social networking site that paved the way for many others, while setting a benchmark for online communication.

Initially, access to the social media application was restricted and was available for the fellow Harvard only, then it expanded to neighbouring colleges and Ivy leagues.

Having more than a billion users in 2012, Facebook was set out to be a huge success. The company’s headquarters sits in Menlo Park, California.

The application being extremely accessible and easy is one of the factors why it appealed to a greater audience, people from all types of age groups were able to easily learn and access Facebook, allowing them to communicate with people.

Facebook is absolutely free to use, now you must be wondering then how does the company earn so much? Well, most of its earnings come from advertisements or sponsorships from various brands. 

Having a rather confusing history, the backstory of Facebook has a twin that had to be given up on. It began at Harvard University in 2003 as Facemash, an online service for students to judge the attractiveness of their fellow students.

In 2008, the application played a pivotal role in the U.S elections as well, gaining a huge hype and users as well. It almost became a form of identification, your account in a way also manipulated your stand in the society in the early and mid-2000s.

Now that you know the backstory of this international social networking site that also inspired the movie The Social Network. 

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