Wednesday, 7 September 2011

A Journey From to

Facebook, one of the biggest websites on the planet, Through the years, the social network has transformed from a college-only social hub to the most popular website in the world. 700 million users, billions of pageviews and a never-ending supply of embarrassing status message updates after its launch, we’ve decided to take a trip down memory lane.

Back in February 2004, did anyone have any idea that a college social networking site could redefine the Internet era as we know it? We doubt it.

February 4, 2004 - launches at Harvard University.
June 2004 - The Facebook moves to Palo Alto, California.
September 2004 - The Groups application is added and the Wall makes its debut.
December 2004 - Facebook reaches 1 million users.

August 2005 - TheFacebook becomes
September 2005 - Facebook expands to high school students.
October 2005 - The Photos application makes its debut.
December 2005 - Facebook reaches 5.5 million users.

April 2006 - Facebook Mobile debuts.
August 2006 - Facebook Platform launches, Notes application debuts, Facebook partners with Microsoft.
September 2006 - Facebook News Feed launches, users revolt against privacy settings. Facebook opens to all users.
December 2006 - Facebook has 12 million users.

May 2007 - Facebook F8 Developer conference launches Facebook Platform and Facebook Apps.
August 2007 - Facebook releases iPhone optimized site.
October 2007 - Facebook Platform for Mobile, Microsoft invests big in Facebook.
November 2007 - Facebook Ads launch, users complain about Beacon.

March 2008 - Facebook adds privacy controls to Friend List.
April 2008 - Facebook launches Facebook Chat.
July 2008 - Facebook Connect debuts and Facebook for iPhone hits the App Store.
September 2008 - New Facebook becomes permanent despite user backlash.

February 2009 - Facebook introduces “Like” feature and TOS changes bring controversy.
June 2009 - Facebook usernames launch.
August 2009 - Facebook acquires FriendFeed.
October 2009 - Facebook changes its privacy policy
December 2009 - Facebook has 350 million users.

April 2010 - Open Graph API launches.
May 2010 - Facebook privacy issues reach overdrive.
July 2010 - Facebook reaches 500 million users.
August 2010 - Facebook Places launches, privacy concerns grow.
October 2010 - The Social Network debuts to rave reviews.
December 2010 - Time magazine names Mark Zuckerberg "Person of the Year."

January 2011 - Facebook valued at $50 billion


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