At the age of 19 Mark Zuckerberg invented a social network, as a student, called facebook.
Facebook, behind the scenes;Biography of Mark Zuckerberg Michael Lymberis 100600108 Joyce sule 100646317 April 16th 2010 1
Topics Covered Who invented Facebook? What is Facebook? Mark Zuckerberg 2
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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