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Fascinating Facts About Facebook

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What began as a college networking website has expanded to include anyone and everyone. Facebook is a social networking website intended to connect friends, family, and business associates. As of June 2012, Facebook has over 955 million active users, more than half of them using Facebook on a mobile device.

Facebook was founded by 2004 by Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg and originally called thefacebook. It was quickly successful on campus and expanded beyond Harvard into other Ivy League schools. With the phenomenon growing in popularity, Zuckerberg enlisted two other students, Duston Moskovitz and Chris Hughes, to assist. Within months, thefacebook became a nationwide college networking website.

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. All this was made it easy for people to feel comfortable sharing things about their real lives. Check out some fascinating facts about Facebook, including its demographics, reach, usage, etc.

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