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  • At the age of 19 Mark Zuckerberg invented a social network, as a student, called facebook.
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    • 1. Facebook, behind the scenes;Biography of Mark Zuckerberg
      Michael Lymberis 100600108
      Joyce sule 100646317
      April 16th 2010
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    • 2. Topics Covered
      Who invented Facebook?
      What is Facebook?
      Mark Zuckerberg
      2
    • 3. Who Invented Facebook?
      At the age of 19 Mark Zuckerberg invented a social network called Facebook
      Mark co founded Facebook with three Harvard classmates Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin and Chris Hughes
      3
    • 4. What is Facebook?
      It is a social networking Site for
      Lost Friends
      Colleagues
      And anyone else
      4
      • Facebook is used to share pictures, life stories, status changes make and keep contacts and for fun
    • What is Facebook? (cont.)
      5
      Are you one of the 350 million (numbers from 2009) Facebook users in the world today?
      Some of the different applications that Facebook has incorporated are :
      Photos - Adding friends
      Groups - Instant messaging
      Events - Private messaging
      Status updates - Adding personal info.
    • 5. Facebook
      Facebook employs over 800 workers
      Facebook is considered a threat to Google and has refused to sell the company despite repeated tempting offers.
      May 24th 2007 is the date in which the development platform for Facebook was introduced for programmers to be able to make their own applications.
    • 6. Mark Zuckerberg
      Mark Elliot Zuckerberg was born on may 14th 1984 in New York where he lived and was raised
      His dad is a dentist and his mom is a psychiatrist , he is the second of four children in his family
      He went to Phillips Exeter Academy and Ardsley high school and attended Harvard but never graduated
      7
    • 7. Mark Zuckerberg (Cont.)
      Mark is said to be shy when
      talking about himself.
      Facebook was not the first program that Mark invented
      Communication program
      RISK game
      Synapse a smart music player
      8
      Figure 1, this is a picture of
      Mark himself
    • 8. Mark Zuckerberg (Cont.)
      The Facebook idea came from Phillips Exeter academy's tradition of printing a yearbook known as the Facebook
      The launching of Facebook happened on February 4th 2004 from his dorm room
      Peter Thiel, a Germen-American was the first to invest in Mark Zuckerberg`s company
    • 9. Mark Zuckerberg (Cont.)
      Microsoft also invested in facebook with a 1.6% holding in the company
      As of January 2010 Mark is the youngest self made business man worth more than a billion dollars
      Also said to be one of the most influential people of 2008
      10
    • 10. Summary
      The inventor of Facebook is Mark Zuckerberg
      The idea of Facebook was taken from someone else
      Facebook has aprox. 350 million users and everyone has or at least has heard of facebook
      11
    • 11. Any Questions
      or Comments?
      12
    • 12. SOURCES (MLA STYLE).
      “Add Facebook Inventor Mark Zuckerberg to ‘young genius’ list”. Web Log Post. Art of Innovation, 16th Aug. 2007. Web. 3 mar. 2010.
      “ABC’s 60minutes with Mark Zuckerberg”. Youtube .com 13 Jan 2008. Web. 3 Mar 2010.
      MCGirt, Ellen. “Hacker. Dropout. CEO.” Fast Company.com 1 may 2007. Web. 3 Mar 2010.
      “Mark Zuckerberg”. Wikipedia. Web. 3 Mar. 2010.
      Quinn, James, us biz ed. “Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg in ‘no rush’ to Float”. Telegragh.co.uk 4 Mar 2010. Web. 5 Mar 2010.
      Kafka, Peter. “ Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Opens up (And Wants You to Do it, Too).
    • 13. SOURCES (MLA STYLE).
      All Things Digital: MediaMemo. The wall Street Journal: Digital Network. 11 Dec. 2009. Web. 3 Mar. 2010.
      Hudson, John. “The Duplicitous Deeds of Mark Zuckerberg”. The Atlantic Wire.com 5 Mar. 2010. Web. 5 Mar. 2010.
      Markoff, John. “Who Founded Facebook? A New Claim Emerges”. The New York Times:Technology, Nytimes.com, 1 Sept. 2007. Web. 3 Mar. 2010.
      Figure 1, http://indobestseller.wordpress.com/2009/07/26/delapan-pemuda-luar-biasa-yang-mengubah-dunia/
      Slide Background pictures 1, 2 and 3 www.facebook.com .

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