Facebook Log-In Page Through The Years And Facebook Trivias From 2004 Onwards

Facebook has truly come a very, very long way from its humble beginnings as 'Facesmash' software in 2003 to now becoming more populous than the most inhabited nation on Earth! Let's take a quick look at the social networking site's history via these FB log-in page screengrabs and Facebook Trivias through the years.

2004
Facebook Log-in Page 2004

On February 4, 2004, Harvard student - Mark Zuckerberg - launched Thefacebook.com, a website where he and his classmates could share school notes. Membership on Facebook was then restricted to students of Harvard College but eventually expanded to Stanford, Columbia, and Yale after barely a month of the site's online existence. After several weeks, students from other Ivy League universities and most universities in Canada and the US joined Facebook and greatly contributed to making the social networking site a smashing success in the academe. In June 2004, Facebook moved its base of operations to Palo Alto, California.

2005
Facebook Log-in Page 2005

In September 2005, Zuckerberg opened Facebook membership to high school students and called it the 'next logical step' for the site. Later that year, Facebook expanded membership eligibility to employees of several companies, including Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corporation.

2006
Facebook Log-in Page 2006

In 2006, Facebook launched News Feed, which is an algorithmically generated and constantly refreshing summary of posts and updates about the activities of one's friends. On the same year, registered an estimated revenue of $52 Million.

2007
Facebook Log-in Page 2007

On October 24, 2007, Microsoft purchased 1.6% share of Facebook for $240 million -- implying that the site's value was already at $15 billion. Earlier that year, Facebook launched m.facebook.com and officially announced mobile support.

2008
Facebook Log-in Page 2008

The revamped look of 2008 Facebook Login Page reflects the significant redesign of the site's overall user interface. "Facebook Beta" gave rise to The Mini-Feed, Tabbed Profiles and Wall -- new features that are integral to Facebook's efforts to create a "cleaner" interface.

2009
Facebook Log-in Page 2009

In 2009, the New Oxford American Dictionary chose the word "unfriend" as its Word of Year. According to New Oxford, "unfriend" is a verb that means "To remove someone as a 'friend' on a social networking site such as Facebook."

2010
Facebook Log-in Page 2010

In February 2010, thanks to Facebook's 90.2% reach in the country, the Philippines became the leading nation in the Asia Pacific Region when it comes to engagement in social networking websites.

2011
Facebook Log-in Page 2011

By the end of 2011, Facebook had become the Philippines' most popular website with a penetration rate of 93.9%. On the other side of the world, on February 22, 2011, an Egyptian baby was named "Facebook" commemorating the vital role Facebook in Egypt's revolution.

2012
Facebook Log-in Page 2012

On the 9th of April 2012, Facebook announced that it had bought then popular photo sharing app, Instagram, which then had a total of 150 Million users around the world.

2013
Facebook Log-in Page 2013

By the end of 2013, over 556 million people had been accessing their Facebook accounts via their smartphones or tablets.

2014
Facebook Log-in Page 2014

On February 4, 2014 - as part of its tenth anniversary celebration, Facebook introduced the 'Look Back' feature, which then created an automated video for each FB user looking back on his or her life as recorded on the social networking site

2015
Facebook Log-in Page 2015

Facebook confirmed official support for GIFs on May 29, 2015.

2016
Facebook Log-in Page 2016

On May 24, 2016, Facebook released Facebook Reactions to the general public. The feature allowed users to choose among five additional reactions on top of "like" action to convey how they feel towards to a post. The new reactions are "love", "haha", "wow", "sad", and "anger".

2017
Facebook Log-in Page 2017

As of January 2017, 1.87 Billion people around the world are already on Facebook, representing a 17% increase year over year and making FB practically larger than China or India in terms of population.

What year did you join Facebook? What's your first FB post all about? What's your most liked photo on Facebook so far? Share your FB story via the comment section below.

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