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Life of Mark Zuckerberg on Journey of Facebook (MUST READ)

Life of Mark Zuckerberg on Journey of Facebook
Life of  Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Co-Founder

This article really inspired me that this guy so worked hard in 2013 he is world’s youngest Billionaire that too self-made

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Founder and CEO of Facebook.

Personal:
Birth date: May 14, 1984
Birth place: Dobbs Ferry, New York
Birth name: Mark Elliot Zuckerberg
Father: Edward Zuckerberg, dentist
Mother: Karen (Kempner) Zuckerberg, psychiatrist
Marriage: Priscilla Chan (May 19, 2012-present)
Education: Attended Harvard University, 2002-2004

MINDBLOWING Facts:
Is red-green colorblind.
Captain of his high school fencing team.
In high school, co-created a program called Synapse that recommended music.
Met his wife, Priscilla Chan, at Harvard.

Timeline:

2003 – Creates Facemash at Harvard, a website that pairs photos of Harvard students and has users vote on who is more attractive. The pictures were taken from a protected area of Harvard’s computer network. Harvard forces Zuckerberg to take the site down.

November 2003 – Harvard seniors, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss and Divya Narendra enlist Zuckerberg to work on their website ConnectU.

February 4, 2004 – Zuckerberg, roommates Chris Hughes and Dustin Moskovitz, and friend Eduardo Saverin launch Thefacebook.com, an online directory to connect people at college, from Zuckerberg’s Harvard dorm room.

March 2004 – Thefacebook.com expands to Stanford, Columbia and Yale.

May 2004 – ConnectU launches and contains many of the same features as Thefacebook.

September 2004 – The Winklevosses and Narendra file a lawsuit against Zuckerberg, claiming he stole the idea for Thefacebook from them.

May 2005 – More than 800 colleges now have access.

August 2005 – The name is officially changed to Facebook.

September 2005 – Facebook expands into high schools.

September 2006 – Facebook is opened to anyone over the age of 13.

2008 – Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss and Divya Narendra settle their lawsuit against Zuckerberg.

September 2010 – Donates $100 million to the Newark, New Jersey public schools system.

October 1, 2010 – “The Social Network” is released. The film is a fictional version of how Facebook started.

December 2010 – Signs the Giving Pledge, a public pledge to give away the majority of his wealth to philanthropic causes.

2010 – Is named Time Person of the Year.

April 2011 – A U.S. appeals court rejects the Winklevoss’ attempt to void their earlier settlement with Facebook. The Winklevosses argued that their $65 million settlement wasn’t enough because Facebook misrepresented the value of company stock.

May 18, 2012 – Facebook IPO – trading opens at $42.05 and closes at $38.23.

May 23, 2012 – Three Facebook shareholders file a lawsuit in federal court against Zuckerberg, underwriter Morgan Stanley and others alleging they withheld crucial financial information about Facebook before the IPO.

October 4, 2012 – Announces that Facebook has passed one billion active monthly users.

December 2012 – Announces, on his Facebook page, that he has donated 18 million Facebook shares to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

March 2013 – Forbes lists Zuckerberg’s net worth as$13.3 billion.

See Also ► 20 Unknown Facts about Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

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