Success Story OF Facebook Founder

Zuckerberg was born in 1984 in White Plains, New York. He began using computers and writing software in middle school.

While studying at Harvard, Zuckerberg built a “hot or not” website, called Facemash, that took online photos from facebooks of the college’s Houses. Users were then asked to select which one they thought was “hotter”. There was a massive backlash and Zuckerberg was banned from access to Harvard’s internet and accused of breaching security and individual privacy.

Initially launched as Thefacebook, Zuckerberg developed a website for college students to connect. Zuckerberg and his friends created a site that allowed users to create their own profiles, upload photos, and communicate with other users. The group ran the site—first called The Facebook—out of a dorm room at Harvard until June 2004.

Zuckerberg dropped out of college to devote himself to Facebook full time, by the end of 2004, Facebook had 1 million users.

Acquisition of Instagram, Oculus Rift, and WhatsApp

  • In April 2012, acquired mobile photo sharing app Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock.
  • In March 2014, Facebook closed the acquisition of Oculus Rift for $2 billion. Facebook paid $400 million in cash plus 23.1m Facebook shares, with a further $300 million in incentives if it hits certain milestones in the future.
  • In October 2014, Mark Zuckerberg completed the purchase of WhatsApp for $22 billion. Facebook paid $4.59 billion in cash and 177,760,669 shares in the company.


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