ajab gajab news : History of Facebook
Facebook is launched five years ago, users of social networking is already 150 million more. Who is the inventor of Facebook? He was a Harvard student named Mark Zuckerberg. Face Book membership was initially restricted to students of Harvard College. In the next two months, its membership expanded to other schools in the Boston area, Rochester, Stanford, NYU, Northwestern, and all schools are included in the Ivy League.
Many other universities are then added in succession within one year after its release. Finally, people who have e-mail address of a university from all over the world can also join this site.
Furthermore, also developed a network for top-level schools and some large corporations.
Since 11 September 2006, people with any email address can register on Facebook. Users can choose to join one or more networks are available, such as based on top-level schools, the workplace, or geographic region.
Until July 2007, this site has the largest number of registered users among the sites that focus on schools with more than 35 million active members from around the world possess.
From September 2006 until September 2007, its rank raise from 60th position to the position of the 7th most visited site, and is the number one site for photos in the United States, outperformed other public sites such as Flickr, with 9 million photos loaded every day.
Thanks to a genius invention that, Mark is currently included in the list of richest people in the world. His wealth is now estimated at 15 billion U.S. dollars. He also entered the Forbes list as the 785th richest person in the world.
Mark this day in the first name of the most influential people in the world of high tech industries. So it is the assessment of a panel of experts set the agenda VIII Setter by Silicon.com pool. Agenda Setter focus on 50 people who changed the face of the technology industry in the year 2007 and is the benchmark for success in the IT industry.
Since FaceBook boom, many people who left his/her orkut,friendster,xaga,hi5 account and replace it with Facebook. This site could become a symbol of modern society slang. With a growth rate of 645 percent in 2008, India became the South Asian country with the fastest population growth rates in Facebook, beating Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and even China.
In the year 2007, there was an increase 200 thousand new accounts per day. More than 25 million active users to use FaceBook every day. The average user spent about 19 minutes per day to perform various activities in the FaceBook.
Facebook increasingly inflated when Barack Obama, U.S. presidential candidates when it, use it to mobilize support and campaign funds. At that time Obama friend recorded 5,338,731 persons. One factor that gives sumbangsing man who never been to school in Indonesia has become the U.S.President.
The Current Employees of facebook are:
Mark Zuckerberg – CEO
Chris Cox – VP of Product
Sheryl Sandberg – COO
Peter Thiel – director
Ted Ullyot – general counsel
Andrew McCollum – graphic artist