Facebook to celebrate its 10th Birthday

As we all are aware of Facebook. It is an online social networking service. Facebook was founded in February 2004 by Mark Zuckberg with his friends of Harvard University.
Facebook, now a days has been one of the essential networking site for all of us. It has captured the market amazingly. It has allows everyone to register in Facebook who claims to be at least 13 years old. Even older generation are active in using Facebook to connect with their old friends and away living families. It has given the new meaning for the word “friend” and one of the most active interactive sites.
This week Facebook which is immensely used by more than 1.2 billion users worldwide is celebrating its 10th birthday. In 2012, Facebook was valued at $104 billion, and by January 2014 its market capitalization had risen to over $134 billion which is terrific leap. It is considered the 5th most successful start-up company of all time, by market capitalization, revenue, and growth.
Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook who turns 30 in May, reflected on the 10-year milestone at an industry conference in Silicon Valley last week.
He said he never envisioned Facebook, which made him one of the wealthiest people in the world, becoming so large or influential at the start.
“It didn’t even occur to me that it could be us,” Zuckerberg said.
It has created adverse effect on the society. It has come to light that the site is brimming with paedophilia, pornography, racism and violence. Due to of this Facebook has increased its security level for its users.

Zeal Sharma

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