How did Mark Zuckerberg Create Facebook?

arifeen By arifeen, 18th Mar 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/3cj7c9ue/
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So, we are all familiar with FACEBOOK from every corner of the world. We are using it every now and then. Well, do we know how it was created?
The history of Facebook…

How did facebook was created? The history of Facebook

We are pretty much familiar with the logo above. It’s FACEBOOK, Yeah. Facebook has gotten “into” our life in many ways. It’s one of the thing that made the world pretty small. Like with facebook everyone’s so close to us while living on the other side of the planet Earth. Well, I’m not gonna write a review on it because you know what it is!


Well, we use facebook almost every now and then. Well, how much we know about it? We know that it was founded by Mark Zukerberg, a Harvard student.

So, how did he create facebook? Do we know the names who hold credit for creating facebook besides Mark?

Let’s find out the HISTORY OF FACEBOOK.

Facebook was originally founded by Mark Zukerberg with his fellow classmates of Harvard University, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. Students of the Computer Science. It was launched in February 2004, the birth of a true Social Networking Service which got famous like hell in the future we’re living in!

Just wondering, Did they know their work would get this much popularity and their creation would be played as an important role in the life of mankind?

Okay so, Facebook wasn’t like this at first. The name wasn’t FACEBOOK too. Let’s see what it was called at first,
Hot or Not?

Facebook was invented by Harvard computer science student Mark Zukerberg, along with classmates in Computer Science. The origins to the name hints as to the history of Facebook, however, the website was originally and briefly called Facemash. Mark Zuckerberg was a second year student, when he wrote the software for the Facemash website. Perhaps, it was Zuckerberg’s sophomoric sense of humor that led him to create the site as a type of “hot or not” game for Harvard students, where website visitors could compare two student photos side-by-side and let viewers decide who was “hot” and who was “not”. Mark Zuckerberg put his computer science skills to good use by hacking into Harvard’s security network and where he copied the student ID images used by the dormitories and used them to populate his Facemash website.

Fashmash opened on October 28, 2003,and closed a few days later, shut down by Harvard execs. Mark Zuckerberg faced charges of breach of security, violating copyrights, and violating individual privacy for stealing the student photos he used to populate the site. He also faced expulsion from Harvard University for his actions. However, all charges were eventually dropped.
TheFacebook(They had a “the”)

URL was: thefacebook.com/thefacebook.us

In the year 2004, Mark started to write a new code for a new website known as “thefacebook”. He said in an article in The Harvard Crimson that he was inspired to make Facebook from the incident of Facemash: “It is clear that the technology needed to create a centralized Website is readily available … the benefits are many.”

On February 4, following year Mark launched “thefacebook” which was located at www.thefacebook.com. He told The Crimson, “Everyone’s been talking a lot about a universal face book within Harvard. I think it’s kind of silly that it would take the University a couple of years to get around to it as I can do it better than they can, and I can do it in a week”. Mark intended to create a universal website that can contact all the students in the university. His room-mate Dustin said that after finishing the site, Mark told couple of his friends and one of them suggested him to put it on the Kirkland House Online Mailing List. Dustin also said that by the time they launched, till the end of the night they were watching the registration process. Within 24 hours, they saw saw twelve to fifteen hundred people registered. It was quite a deserve for them for the first time.

However, it was at first, restricted to Harvard students only but the idea got ruined and it became available around the world.


Facebook

In 2004, an angel investor, Sean Parker (founder of Napster) became the company’s president. The company changed the name from TheFacebook to just Facebook after purchasing the domain name facebook.com in 2005 for $200,000.

Mark Zuckerberg’s antics finally did pay off when profits from Facebook made him the world’s youngest multi-billionaire. Kudos goes to Zuckerberg for spreading the wealth around, according to the NYTimes, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg donated $100 million dollars to the Newark, New Jersey public school system, which has long been underfunded.

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author avatar Jacky
26th Jul 2013 (#)

now i know where FACEBOOK start .

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author avatar Joel
24th Sep 2013 (#)

i now know that Zuckerberg is the fouunder of facebook

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author avatar Joel
24th Sep 2013 (#)

what a good thaught of him

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author avatar Dileep
13th Jan 2014 (#)

guys i had a small doubt.when there are those many computer science graduates ...why can they write a new code and and create a new networking sight that compete with facebook...

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author avatar Mayank
25th Feb 2014 (#)

NOW I KNOW HOW THE MARK ZUCKERBERG CREATE FACEBOOK THIS IS A VERY GOOD WEBSITES ITS SO COOOOL

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author avatar Jessica paul
30th Apr 2014 (#)

Yup gud na somebody has to do it..maybe he is the chosen 1.!!

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author avatar Jessica paul
30th Apr 2014 (#)

Yup gud na somebody has to do it..maybe he is the chosen 1.!!

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author avatar Jhay-ar
9th Apr 2014 (#)

mark zuckerberg is my idol your great man

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author avatar Rachna priya
13th Sep 2014 (#)

First of all thanks marks Zuckerberg. For your creativity because if you would have not done such a great job than it it would have not been known to us. Because it many advantages.

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author avatar Sayed Sohail Shah
25th Apr 2015 (#)

Thank you Mark for discovering such a great invention, it makes me so happy.

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author avatar Darius q. Weegie
7th May 2015 (#)

Mark, your work is actually great and enjoyable

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author avatar Anthony wozny
1st Sep 2015 (#)

Hi I have an Idea for a website that could equally be as good as face book where do I start?

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author avatar Blessbok
22nd Sep 2015 (#)

Iwant to start my own bussunes chat

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author avatar Blessbok
22nd Sep 2015 (#)

I want to start abussines chat like mark zurgerberg

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author avatar CountryBoy01
9th Apr 2016 (#)

If it weren't for Mark Zuckerberg creating Facebook, I would have never got the chance to meet my wonderful wife. Thank you Mark..

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author avatar Fulmoy mondal
20th Sep 2016 (#)

it's truly inspiring to me.i am software programmer so,i get inspiration from it.i love u sir.

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