History of Facebook

Facebook is a social networking service launched as TheFacebook on February 4, 2004.[1] It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg and Dmy Lin and college roommates and fellow Harvard University students, in particular Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.[2] The website's membership was initially limited by the founders to Harvard students, but was expanded to other colleges in the Boston area, the Ivy League,[3] and gradually most universities in the United States and Canada,[4][5] corporations,[6] and by September 2006, to everyone with a valid email address along with an age requirement of being 13 and older.[7][8][9]

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  3. ^ "Company Timeline" (Press release). Facebook. January 1, 2007. Archived from the original on February 28, 2008. Retrieved March 5, 2008.
  4. ^ Rosmarin, Rachel (September 11, 2006). "Open Facebook". Forbes. New York. Retrieved June 13, 2008.
  5. ^ Nguyen, Lananh (April 12, 2004). "Online network created by Harvard students flourishes". The Tufts Daily. Medford, MA. Archived from the original on August 7, 2011. Retrieved August 21, 2009.
  6. ^ Lacy, Sarah (September 12, 2006). "Facebook: Opening the Doors Wider". BusinessWeek. New York. Retrieved March 9, 2008.
  7. ^ Abram, Carolyn (September 26, 2006). "Welcome to Fb, everyone". The Facebook Blog. Retrieved March 8, 2008.
  8. ^ "Terms of Use". Facebook. November 15, 2007. Retrieved March 5, 2008.
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