He uploaded all art images to a website, each of which was featured with a corresponding comments section, then shared the site with his classmates, and people started sharing notes.
Entertainment Weekly included the site on its end-of-the-decade "best-of" list saying, "How on earth did we stalk our exes, remember our co-workers' birthdays, bug our friends, and play a rousing game of Scrabulous before Facebook?
" and according to its data, half of the site's membership used Facebook daily, for an average of 34 minutes, while 150 million users accessed the site by mobile.
In late 2007, Facebook had 100,000 business pages (pages which allowed companies to promote themselves and attract customers).
These started as group pages, but a new concept called company pages was planned.
After registering, users can create a customized profile indicating their name, occupation, schools attended and so on.
Users can add other users as "friends", exchange messages, post status updates, share photos, videos and links, use various software applications ("apps"), and receive notifications of other users' activity.The Facemash site was quickly forwarded to several campus group list-servers, but was shut down a few days later by the Harvard administration.Zuckerberg faced expulsion and was charged by the administration with breach of security, violating copyrights, and violating individual privacy. Zuckerberg expanded on this initial project that semester by creating a social study tool ahead of an art history final exam.The name comes from the face book directories often given to American university students.Facebook held its initial public offering (IPO) in February 2012, and began selling stock to the public three months later, reaching an original peak market capitalization of 4 billion, a new record.The company had slightly surpassed e Bay to become the third largest American web company after Google and In March 2011, it was reported that Facebook was removing about 20,000 profiles every day for violations such as spam, graphic content, and underage use, as part of its efforts to boost cyber security. Finance website reported that Facebook's lead underwriters, Morgan Stanley (MS), JP Morgan (JPM), and Goldman Sachs (GS), cut their earnings forecasts for the company in the middle of the IPO process.Facebook gradually added support for students at various other universities, and eventually to high school students.Since 2006, anyone who claims to be at least 13 years old has been allowed to become a registered user of Facebook, though variations exist in this requirement, depending on local laws.[...] I think it’s kind of silly that it would take the University a couple of years to get around to it.I can do it better than they can, and I can do it in a week." In January 2004, Zuckerberg began writing code for a new website, known as "The Facebook", with the inspiration coming from an editorial in the Crimson about Facemash, stating that "It is clear that the technology needed to create a centralized Website is readily available ...