The History of Facebook as a Facebook Timeline

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Facebook's S-1 filing for its upcoming IPO went up online this afternoon, revealing that the company's revenue grew from $1.9 billion to $3.7 billion in the last year. That's a far cry from the $382,000 the company made in 2004, the year Mark Zuckerberg founded the company under the name thefacebook.com.


Cleverly, here is the history of the company, presented as a Facebook timeline, which is the site's new architecture for organizing personal pages chronologically. See the infographic larger on page 43 here.

 

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Derek Thompson is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he writes about economics, labor markets, and the entertainment business.

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