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Facebook is an online social media and social networking service founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, Chris Hughes, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Eduardo Saverin.

Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service owned by Meta. It was founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg and has 83k+ employees.

Timeline

October 28, 2021
Facebook changes company name to Meta
August 19, 2021
Facebook launches virtual-reality work app
June 21, 2021
Facebook launches podcasts, live audio service.
June 10, 2021
Facebook announces that Venmo-like QR codes are now launching publicly to all U.S. users, allowing anyone to send or request money through Facebook Pay.
May 5, 2021
Facebook launches Neighborhoods, a Nextdoor clone.
April 29, 2021
Facebook's monthly user base reaches 2.85 billion amid record sales.
April 19, 2021
Facebook announces a new feature that will allow users to export their Facebook posts and notes to a number of third-party services.

April 19, 2021
Facebook announces a suite of new audio products.
April 15, 2021
Facebook announces that it exceeded one of its biggest environmental goals: it slashed its greenhouse gas emissions by 94 percent in 2020.

Last year, it launched a "Climate Science Information Center" in some countries.

April 1, 2021
Facebook launches profile frames that help you encourage friends to get the Covid-19 vaccine
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Funding Rounds

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Further Resources

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's entire speech (at Georgetown University)

Web

October 17, 2019

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Commencement Address | Harvard Commencement 2017

Web

May 25, 2017

Facebook is building brain-computer interfaces for typing and skin-hearing

Josh Constine

Web

April 19, 2017

Facebook Is Now Meta | Mark Zuckerberg Announces Rebranding Of The Facebook Company | Full Speech

Web

October 28, 2021

Find Your Purpose - Mark Zuckerberg Inspirational Speech | Simplilearn

Web

January 15, 2021

News

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Date
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Description
By GRANT PECK
December 8, 2021
AP NEWS
BANGKOK (AP) -- Facebook's parent company Meta said Wednesday it has expanded its ban on postings linked to Myanmar's military to include all pages, groups, and accounts representing military-controlled businesses.
By FRANK BAJAK and BARBARA ORTUTAY
December 8, 2021
AP NEWS
A major outage in Amazon's cloud computing network Tuesday severely disrupted services at a wide range of U.S. companies for more than five hours, the latest sign of just how concentrated the business of keeping the internet running has become.
By HALELUYA HADERO
December 8, 2021
AP NEWS
The company that runs the philanthropy of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, is investing up to $3.4 billion to advance human health over 10 to 15 years, according to a spokesperson for the organization.
By The Associated Press
December 8, 2021
AP NEWS
___Major outage hits Amazon Web Services; many sites affectedNEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon's cloud-service network suffered a major outage Tuesday, the company said, disrupting access to many popular sites.
Associated Press
December 8, 2021
AP NEWS
Amazon's cloud-service network suffered a major outage Tuesday, the company said, disrupting access to many popular sites. The service provides remote computing services to many governments, universities and companies, including The Associated Press.
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