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  • 1. thinking h tFACEBOOK For more updates, join our facebook community - www.facebook.com/groups/thinkinghat/
  • 2. Facebook was originally called "thefacebook" and was open to a network of collegestudents, but in August 2005, the company paid $200,000 to change its domain nameto facebook.com.It received its first investment from PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. Thiel.The predecessor to Facebook was Facemash written byMark Zuckeberg. Peter ThielOn October 24, 2007, Microsoft announced that it had purchased a 1.6% shareof Facebook for $240 million, giving Facebook a total implied value of around$15 billion.In early 2011, Facebook announced plans to move to its new headquarters, theformer Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park, California. thinking h t
  • 3. Accel Partners and Digital Sky Technologies both of them Technologies, own 10% share of facebook. Yuri Milner of Digital Sky Technologies In 2008, Collins English Dictionary declared "Facebook" as its new Word of the Year. In December 2009, the New Oxford American Dictionary declared its word of the year to be the verb "unfriend", defined as "To remove someone as a friend on a social networking site such as Facebook. In April 2010, according to The New York Times, countries with the most Facebook users were the United States, the United Kingdom, and Indonesia. Indonesia.For more updates, join our facebook community -www.facebook.com/groups/thinkinghat/ thinking h t
  • 4. Ivy Bean (8 September 1905 – 28 July 2010) was a British internet personality, known for being the oldest person in the world on both Facebook and Twitter. "You Have 0 Friends" an April 2010 episode of the American animated comedy Friends", series, South Park, parodied Facebook.For more updates, join our facebook community -www.facebook.com/groups/thinkinghat/ thinking h t
  • 5. Six days after the site launched, three Harvard seniors, CameronWinklevoss, Tyler Winklevoss, and Divya Narendra accused Zuckerberg of Narendra,intentionally misleading them into believing he would help them build a socialnetwork called HarvardConnection.com. HarvardConnection.com. Cameron Winklevoss Cameron Winklevoss Divya Narendra & Tyler Winklevoss He is currently the CEO andThey competed in the mens pair rowing event at co-founder of SumZero.the 2008 Beijing Olympics.thinking h t
  • 6. Sean Parker an American technology businessman and entrepreneur & co- Parker,founder of Napster, Plaxo, Causes, and Airtime was Facebooks foundingpresident.
  • 7. ACQUISITIONS OCTAZEN
  • 8. Parakey is a Web-based computer user interfaceproposed by Firefox contributors Blake Ross and JoeHewitt.Hewitt. Blake Ross Joe Hewitt Drop.io was an online file sharing service. Drop.io was founded by Sam Lessin and Darshan Somashekar in August 2007. thinking h t
  • 9. FriendFeed is a real-time feed aggregator that consolidates the updates from social media and social networking websites, social bookmarking websites, blogs and micro-blogging updates, as well as any other type of RSS/ Atom feed.The founders are all former Google Inc. employees who were involved in the Inc.launch of services such as Gmail and Google Maps. They include Paul Buchheit, Taylor.Jim Norris, Sanjeev Singh and Bret Taylor. Bret Taylor Paul Buchheit Jim Norris
  • 10. Chai Labs began operations in 2007 by Gokul Rajaram, Rajaram a former Google employee also known as "godfather of Adsense".For more updates, join our facebook community -www.facebook.com/groups/thinkinghat/ thinking h t
  • 11. FACEBOOK FOUNDERSFor more updates, join our facebook community -www.facebook.com/groups/thinkinghat/ thinking h t
  • 12. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg In 2010, Zuckerberg was named Time magazines Person of the Year. On Zuckerbergs Facebook page, he listed his personal interests as "openness, making things that help people connect and share whats important to them, revolutions, minimalism". information flow, minimalism". Zuckerberg sees blue best because of red– green color blindness; blue is also Facebooks dominant color. thinking h t
  • 13. During Zuckerbergs high school years, under the company name IntelligentMedia Group, he built a music player called the Synapse Media Player thatused artificial intelligence to learn the users listening habits.On December 9, 2010, Zuckerberg, Bill Gates,and investor Warren Buffett signed a promisethey called the "Giving Pledge", in which theypromised to donate to charity at least half oftheir wealth over the course of time.He is known amongst his close friends for his keen interest in classics, poems andGreek odysseys. This became evident during a Facebook product conferencewhere he quoted lines from the Latin epic poem Aeneid, by Virgil.Zuckerberg plays himself in an episode of The Simpsons, "Loan-a Lisa", which , "Loan-originally aired on October 3, 2010. thinking h t
  • 14. Dustin Moskovitz Moskovitz owns a 6% share of Facebook. He co-founded and is CEO of Asana. In March 2011 Forbes ranked Moskovitz as the worlds youngest billionaire on the basis of his share in Facebook.For more updates, join our facebook community -www.facebook.com/groups/thinkinghat/ thinking h t
  • 15. Chris Hughes He is the Executive Director of Jumo, which he founded in 2010. Jumo is a non-profit social network organization which "aims to help people find ways to help the world."For more updates, join our facebook community -www.facebook.com/groups/thinkinghat/ thinking h t
  • 16. Hughes was the coordinator of online organizing for Barack Obamas 2008 presidential campaign on My.BarackObama.com, the campaigns online social networking website. He was the subject of an April 2009 cover story in Fast Company magazine under the headline, "The Kid Who Made Obama President; How Facebook Cofounder Chris Hughes Unleashed Baracks Base - and Changed Politics and Marketing Forever".For more updates, join our facebook community -www.facebook.com/groups/thinkinghat/ thinking h t
  • 17. Eduardo P. Saverin Saverin has invested 8 million USD in Qwiki.For more updates, join our facebook community -www.facebook.com/groups/thinkinghat/ thinking h t
  • 18. The Social Network is a 2010 American drama film directed by DavidFincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. David Fincher The White Stripes song "Ball and Biscuit" can be heard in the opening of the film and The Beatles song "Baby, Youre a Rich Man" concludes the film. Neither song appears on the soundtrack. thinking h t
  • 19. Jesse EisenbergMark Elliot Zuckerberg Eduardo P. Saverin Andrew Garfield thinking h t
  • 20. Patrick MapelChris Hughes Joseph Francis Mazzello IIIDustin Moskovitz thinking h t
  • 21. BOOKSFor more updates, join our facebook community -www.facebook.com/groups/thinkinghat/ thinking h t
  • 22. Ben Mezrich is the author of "Accidental Mezrich, Accidental Billionaires: Facebook: Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal." Betrayal.For more updates, join our facebook community -www.facebook.com/groups/thinkinghat/ thinking h t
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