The site was called Face mash and it was used Timor Leste Email List by students to judge the attractiveness of other students and make rankings. Two days later the site was closed for using photos without permission, but in this time it had already reached more than 22,000 image views . This success led Beiderbecke to create a new social network with his teammates Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes on February 4, 2004. The platform was called ‘ The Facebook’ and was only available to people with an email address. from Harvard. It consisted of a profile where users could connect with other people , share interests and include personal information such as their class schedules and clubs to which they belonged.
The origin of this experiment
Within a month of life, 50% of Harvard students were already enrolled. At that time, ‘The Facebook’ began to be licensed to other Universities such as Yale, Columbia and Stanford. Interest grew considerably and by the end of 2004 the social network was open to almost all universities in the US and Canada with around one million users. Moving to Silicon Valley … with a millionaire investment The success was such that Zuckerberg decides to rent a house in Palo Alto in California to install the company’s operations center. It is also associated with Sean Parker , founder of Napster, and get a very significant investment of 450,000 euros ($ 500,000) co – founder of PayPal , Peter Thiel .
Reactions in networks
Facebook makes its name official and opens up to the world 2005 is a key year in the history of Facebook. First, the social network loses the “The” and officially becomes Facebook and now allows people to be tagged in the photos. Second, Facebook opens up to more users and allows high school students and universities from other countries (Mexico, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, etc.) to access the social network. At the end of the year, Facebook already had around 6 million monthly active users . In the same way, 2006 is also a key year in the history of Facebook , at least as far as design is concerned. The social network still had a design that was quite reminiscent of MySpace,