As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Facebook, it’s hard to believe how far the social media giant has come since its start in a Harvard dorm room. In fact, few platforms have left a lasting sweetness as profound as Facebook has. So, let’s take a stroll down memory lane and explore the evolution of this platform. From its humble beginnings to becoming a global phenomenon, Facebook’s journey has been nothing short of extraordinary.
A Whirlwind of Sweet Historical Moments
Founded on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg and his college roommates, Andrew McCollum, Eduardo Saverin, Chris Hughes, and Dustin Moskovitz, Facebook started as a Harvard University-based project known as “TheFacebook.” Its initial purpose was to connect college students online, allowing them to create profiles and interact with others within their academic communities.
However, the platform quickly expanded beyond Harvard, opening its doors to other universities and eventually to the general public in 2006. Since then, the company has seen many big moments, each marked on our vibrant timeline—a visual journey through some of the most significant and fun milestones that shaped Facebook’s path.
A Toast to Facebook!
As we celebrate Facebook’s two-decade journey, it’s evident that the platform has not only shaped the way we connect and share but has also played a pivotal role in the evolution of the digital landscape. From its inception in a Harvard dorm room to the vision of a metaverse-driven future, Facebook’s story continues to unfold, leaving an undeniable sweet mark on the world of technology and social media.
Cheers to 20 years of innovation, connection, and the ever-changing face of Facebook!