19 photos of Facebook’s rise from a Harvard dorm room to world domination
We all know that Facebook is the classic Silicon Valley success story.
The story of a few Harvard students who had an idea and turned it into one of the most used services today.
It has made Mark Zuckerberg into a legendary figure, and turned a hoodie and tennis shoes the height of tech industry fashion.
Nowadays, Facebook is worth $364 BILLION, with more than 1.71 billion people using the site every month.
Here’s a look into the story behind Facebook’s insane growth, from February 2004 through today.
Spoiler alert: It involves a lot of beer.
Facebook started at Harvard’s Kirkland House dormitory — the same dorm that Wallace Shawn (who played Vizzini in “The Princess Bride” and the voice of “Toy Story’s” Rex) lived in during his Harvard years.