Facebook celebrated its 12th anniversary on 4th February 2016. Facebook started its journey in 2004 from a small dorm room of Harvard University in Cambridge, United States. Mark wrote first codes for the Facebook (then Facemash) somewhere in the year 2003. It all started with just a game called “hot or not” which turned into a multi-billion online business in just 12 years.
On 4th February 2016 which was Thursday, Facebook celebrated its 12th anniversary. The Business Insiders carried out an article on the anniversary of Facebook giving the full detailed images of its journey right from its inception; we have tried incorporating some more information in this article while compiling the information for our readers.
[su_expand more_text=”READ MORE” less_text=” ” height=”0″ hide_less=”yes” link_style=”button” link_align=”center”] The Facebook is world’s only social media website which is visited by more than 1 billion people every day and it was founded in the year 2004 by the genius Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg who is also the CEO and Founder member of this website. The original domain “The Facebook” is now redirected to Facebook.com. It was started as desktop social networking platform which is presently transformed into one of the biggest mobile app.
Facebook has its own messenger service that has more than 800 million users besides the Whatsapp which was brought by Facebook for whopping 19 million dollars has almost 1 billion users. The Facebook has transformed a lot right from the time it was launched in 2004. The social network which was designed for the Harvard initially has been expanded beyond Harvard taking over the entire world.
Facebook swapped out the connected world diagram for a phone in 2012 as its users moved from desktop to mobile. Today, over 800 million people access Facebook on mobile every day. (Image used for the Representational purpose only)
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook had announced the celebration of friendship day to mark the 12th anniversary. He wrote on his timeline that “On Thursday we’re celebrating Friends Day, a moment to celebrate the friendships that have made a difference in our lives.” He told the story of friendship through the means of his post.
The next thing Facebook did was sending every user a customized video of friendship day showing the journey of friendship on the Facebook.
Following to this Mark posted one more story of the friendship “One of my favorite Friends Day moments this year was meeting Raman and Priya Gulati, and their baby girl Sohana.”
Source: Various Sources [/su_expand]