Facebook is one of those companies that needs little introduction. Odds are, if you’re not a user, you’ve seen the movie or at least heard of the network. If you haven’t, I don’t know why or how you arrived at this post. Regardless, Facebook is commonly known as the most widely used social network in the world.
According to CNN Money, the platform maintains 1.4 billion daily users, which translates to $13 billion in quarterly sales. Yes, billion. For both. But it didn’t get there overnight. It has been 14 years since Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook along with Andrew McCollum, Chris Hughes, Dustin Moskovitz and Eduardo Saverin. And it has faced its share of controversy since then.
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