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13 Of Facebook's Biggest Milestones

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13 Of Facebook's Biggest Milestones

On Feb. 4, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) celebrated its 13-year anniversary. Facebook has deemed Feb. 4 “Friends Day,” a celebration of its goal of connecting the world online.

13 For The 13th Anniversary

Here’s a look back at the biggest milestones from the world’s leading social media site in each of the past 13 years:

    1. February 2004: Facebook Inc is founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    2. October 2005: Facebook launches its photos feature with unlimited storage.
    3. September 2006: Facebook expands its platform from college and high school students to everyone over the age of 13 with a valid email address.
    4. January 2007: Facebook launches mobile support with m.facebook.com.
    5. November 2008: Facebook launches Facebook Credits to allow users to pay for gifts for friends through the platform.
    6. September 2009: Facebook turns cash-flow positive for the first time ever.
    7. June 2010: Facebook enables users to “Like” other users’ comments.
    8. August 2011: Facebook launches Messenger for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL)’s iOS and Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL)’s Android platforms.
    9. May 2012: Facebook goes public at $38/share with an IPO that values the company at $104 billion.
    10. June 2013: Facebook announces support for hashtags in user posts.
    11. March 2014: Facebook completes the acquisition of leading virtual reality technology company Oculus VR, Inc.
    12. August 2015: CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook reached 1 billion active users in a single day for the first time in history.
    13. January 2016: Facebook makes its Facebook Live streaming service available to all iPhone users.

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