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Posts Tagged ‘soical network’

While we look ahead at a new year, social media sites like to remind us of the past.

At the end of 2014, Facebook played its users a review of the year and had to apologize to a few individuals for showing them pictures of deceased relatives.

To avoid ending the year on a bad note, Facebook ‘applied a unique set of filters’ to prevent unwanted photos from showing up in this year’s review.

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Facebook, which reported first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, has more than 1 billion people logging in each month. It’s a rapid growth for a service that began in a Harvard dorm room less than nine years ago.

Here are some key developments over the years:

February 2004: Mark Zuckerberg starts Facebook as a sophomore at Harvard University.

March 2004: Facebook begins expansion to other colleges and universities.

June 2004: Facebook moves headquarters to Palo Alto, Calif.

September 2004: Facebook introduces the Wall, which allows people to write personal musings and other tidbits on profile pages. Lawsuit filed against Facebook claiming that Zuckerberg stole the idea for Facebook from a company co-founded by twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss and a third person at Harvard.

September 2005:
Facebook expands to include high schools.

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