Facebook. The company.

By October 27, 2007

Facebook is a Palo Alto, CA-based social-networking site, that was created on February 2nd, 2004 by three Harvard roomates. This popular site now enables anyone with common affiliations to connect with one another (co-workers, cla

ssmates, friends). Facebook key people: Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder and CEO Dustin Moskovitz, the Co-founder and VP Engineering Owen Van Natta, the Chief Revenue Officer and VP of Operations Matt Kohler, the VP Strategy and Business Operations Chris Hughes, the Co-founder Peter Thiel, Investor Chamath Palihapityia, the VP of Marketing and Operations Gideon Yu, the CFO Adam D’Angelo, the CTO   Facebook's milestones 03-29-1997 Creation of the domain name 02-04-2004 Facebook was launched  September 04 First important investment of $500,000 from Peter Thiel 2005 Venture capital investment of $12.70M from Accel Partners +11.1 million users worldwide  Universities in New Zealand and Australia joined the Facebook network, after Canada, UK, New Mexico and Ireland 2006 +5.5 billion pages viewed in February Wuckerberg turns down a $1 billion bid for its web site, hoping a $2 billion sale Venture capital investments of $25.00M from Silicon Valley firms Peter Thiel, Meritech Capital Partners, and Greylock Facebook opens to anyone with a valid e-mail address + $50M in annual revenue 2007 May:  Launch of Facebook Platform allowing anyone to create applications that  interact with core Facebook features June: +8.5M photos updated daily, #1 web site for photo in the United States July:  +30M members registered worldwide First publicly announced acquisition: Parakey (created by co-founders of Firefox) 1700 new applications developed for the web site on July 12th  200 employees Daily new user average: 150,000 Monthly page view: 150 billion October 24th: $240.00M investment from Microsoft Corp for a 1.6 percent stake Watch the following videos where Dustin Moskovitz, Co-founder of Facebook, introduces his company at the CTIA in San Francisco, CA, this Wednesday. Presentation     What Facebook has created for the past 4 years   By Mathieu Ramage, Media and Editorial Manager of Atelier FEEDBACK For comments on this article, email us at editorial@atelier-us.com

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