Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg in 2004 from his Harvard dorm room.
The site was originally only open to college students.
For the week ending March 31, 2010, more people visited Facebook than Google for the first time.
On May 17, 2012, the company went public with stock symbol FB.
In fact, purely online companies are completely absent from the F. C.’s top 20 list of the biggest sources of customer despair. invites consumers to file grievances about any company that they suspect of fraudulent business practices, and hundreds of thousands of people use the system annually to voice their displeasure. When consumers vent to the government about Facebook, it tends to be about very individual matters.
“Credit card services,” a broad category encompassing an array of financial services firms, led last year’s rogue’s gallery with 321,496 complaints. Most insist that Facebook screwed up and failed to fix their problem, or they feel personally wronged in some way.
The company incorporated in mid-2004 and Sean Parker became the company’s first president.