Hello all, hope you are bored by just learning the tech stuffs. So, today i thought of sharing you the story of Mark Zukerberg, CEO and founder of facebook. Well, he is the youngest billionaire on the planet. 😀 Damn amazing? Eh? Thanks to facebook.com because it helped us a lot to stay connected with our friends all over the world. It has 1 billion monthly active users which is quite unbelievable.
Full Name :Mark Elliot Zuckerberg
Born :14th – May – 1984
Birth Place :White Plains New York
Education :Mercy College Dobbs Ferry, Harvard University Cambridge, Ardsley High School New York, Phillips Exeter Academy
Networth :$34.8 Billion
Mark Zuckerberg’s Childhood:
Zuck was born on May 14, 1984. He grew up on New York, Dobbs Ferry. He was the second of four children. And he was the only son in the family making him privileged in some field. Mark’s father, Edward Zuckerberg, was a dentist and his mother, Karen Zuckerberg, is a psychiatrist. His father owned a dental practice next to the family house.
When Mark was 10 years old he got his first PC Quantex 486DX on the Intel 486 and he started browsing on this field more and more. He started liking programming and some other tech stuffs.
And you know, when Mark was about 12, he used the Atari BASIC to create a messenger, which he called as “ZuckNet” which enabled all the computer systems to connect to each other and allowed to transfer messages between the house and dental office. So, inventing a messenger at the age of 12 is damn amazing. Like that, he developed many things (FaceMash is one of his great inventions), at last leading to facebook.
Story Behind Facebook:
Divya Narendra is the guy behind the story of Mark Zukerberg! Seriously! Divya Narendra, one of the students of Harvard University. He had spoken with the idea of creating a social network for Harvard Uni student’s. They claimed that the project would be called Harvard Connection and its members will be posted to the Internet their photos, personal information and useful links. Mark Zuckerberg was given a work which included programming of the site and creating a special source code. On February 04, 2004 he registered the domain name TheFacebook.com, now known throughout the world as Facebook.com. However, it was at that time, functioned only within Harvard.
#Photo: TheFacebook.com at 2004
Later on they realized that there were already registered 4000 users. Zuckerberg owned 503.6 million shares. Soon Facebook went beyond the education sector, becoming more and more popular. Mark Zuckerberg started looking for investors. In less than a year after it was founded that more than 1 million people joined the social network.
Bill Gates and Facebook!
So, do you know Bill Gates? Yes I guess! 😀 As he is the richest person in the world. The Story of Mark Zukerberg has Bill Gates in it, which made facebook more popular among the fans of Bill Gates.. Mr. Gates created an account on facebook. He used to spend for several hours a day to communicate through Facebook with everyone, but later on, he decided to close his account, because there were too many people willing to chat with him and he on the other side was not able to chat/reply to all of them.
How Facebook Makes Money?
In 2013, facebook, Inc. reached $7.87 billion and net income – $1.5 billion. The growth rates of facebook are also impressive! They actually earns by – The ads on the pages of social network. As the number of users and the time they spend on the site increased they on the other hand gets converted into advertising revenues.
So this is all about the Story of Mark Zukerberg. I will share some reasons Why Mark Zuckerberg Is A Super Successful Billionaire soon in this blog.