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Happy Birthday: Facebook turns nine years old

Facebook Birthday

Facebook, the world’s largest social networking site turned nine on today. With well over 1 billion users, it’s hard to believe that the site has only been around for nine years. The site was started on 4 February 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg when he was a sophomore at Harvard University.

Zuckerberg launched an initial version of site, then known as Facemash in 2003. However, Harvard authorities shut the site down because the student information used on the site was obtained by hacking into administration records. Since 2004 Facebook has come along way…

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