Happy 10th Birthday Facebook!

Love it or hate it, it’s been around for 10 years now. Happy Birthday Facebook! To mark the occasion here’s a milestone for each of the world’s largest social network’s first 10 years.

2004 – On 4 February, Facebook launched as “thefacebook”

2005 – Photos introduced

2006 – Facebook opened to everyone

2007 – Facebook Ads launched

2008 – Number of active users reaches 100 million

2009 – Status updates added to Business Pages

2010 – The Like button is introduced

2011 – Facebook becomes the world’s most visited website

2012 – Facebook is floated on the NASDAQ with shares traded publicly

2013 – Facebook launches Graph Search

2014 – On 3 February, Paper is launched (update – Paper is no longer active but here are some alternatives – Paper Alternatives)

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