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Marye, Anwar

 by anwar marye                                                                        


What is Facebook?


According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Facebook  facebook  is a social network service and website launched in February 2004 that is operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc. As of now Facebook has over 500 million active users, Users may create a personal profile, add other users as friends and exchange messages, including automatic notifications when they update their profile. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Facebook


Company Timeline

According to the facebook press information (here is there time line? how they found facebook.)This is the time line I found on there web sit  http://www.facebook.com/press/info.php?timeline



         JulyFacebook reaches over 500 million active users

        FebruaryFacebook reaches over 400 million active users


                         DecemberFacebook reaches over 350 million active users

                          AugustFacebook acquires FriendFeed

                         JulyFacebook reaches over 250 million active users

                         JuneFacebook launches Facebook Usernames

                         MayDigital Sky Technologies makes a $200 million investment for preferred stock at a $10 billion valuation

                         AprilFacebook reaches over 200 million active users

                         FebruaryFacebook reaches over 175 million active users
Facebook joins OpenID board
“Like” feature added

                         JanuaryFacebook reaches over 150 million active users
CNN Live/Facebook integration


                         DecemberFacebook Connect becomes generally available

                         AugustFacebook reaches over 100 million active users

                         AprilFacebook launches Facebook Chat
Facebook releases Translation application to 21 additional languages

                         MarchFacebook updates privacy controls to include Friend List privacy
Facebook launches in German

                         FebruaryFacebook launches in Spanish and French

                         JanuaryFacebook co-sponsors Presidential Debates with ABC News


                         NovemberFacebook launches Facebook Ads

                         OctoberFacebook reaches over 50 million active users
Facebook launches Facebook Platform for Mobile
Facebook and Microsoft expand advertising deal to cover international markets; Microsoft takes a $240 million equity stake in Facebook

                         JulyFacebook acquires startup Parakey

                         MayFacebook launches Marketplace application for classified listings
Facebook hosts F8 event to launch Facebook Platform
Facebook Platform launches with 65 developer partners and over 85 applications

                         AprilFacebook reaches 20 million active users 
Facebook updates site design and adds network portals

                         MarchFacebook reaches over 2 million active Canadian users and 1 million active UK users

                         FebruaryVirtual gift shop launches as a feature


                         DecemberFacebook reaches more than 12 million active users

                         NovemberShare feature added on Facebook, simultaneously launched on over 20 partner sites

                         SeptemberNews Feed and Mini-Feed are introduced with additional privacy controls
Facebook expands registration so anyone can join

                         AugustFacebook development platform launches
Notes application is introduced
Facebook and Microsoft form strategic relationship for banner ad syndication

                         MayFacebook expands to add work networks

                         AprilFacebook raises $27.5 million from Greylock Partners, Meritech Capital Partners and others
Facebook Mobile feature launches


                         DecemberFacebook reaches more than 5.5 million active users

                         OctoberPhotos is added as an application 
Facebook begins to add international school networks

                         SeptemberFacebook expands to add high school networks

                         AugustThe company officially changes its name to Facebook from thefacebook.com

                         MayFacebook raises $12.7 million in venture capital from Accel Partners; 
Facebook grows to support more than 800 college networks


                         DecemberFacebook reaches nearly 1 million active users

                         SeptemberGroups application is added; the Wall is added as a Profile feature

                         JuneFacebook moves its base of operations to Palo Alto, Calif.

                         MarchFacebook expands from Harvard to Stanford, Columbia and Yale

                        FebruaryMark Zuckerberg and co-founders Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Eduardo Saverin launch Facebook from their Harvard dorm room


How to use facebook?

YouTube Video

YouTube Video


Who uses facebook?

all kind of people....

facebook location?

Facebook Offices



Statistics and facts about facebook. According  thttp://www.facebook.com/press/info.php?timeline#!/press/info.php?statistics

People on Facebook

                         More than 500 million active users

Activity on Facebook

                         There are over 900 million objects that people interact with (pages, groups, events and community pages)

     Global Reach

                         About 70% of Facebook users are outside the United States.



                         Additional one million developers and entrepreneurs from more than 190 countries build with Faceb


                      In present time there are more than 200 million active users now accessing Facebook through their mobile devices.