What exact date did facebook start?
The date that Facebook is officially said to have begun is Feb. 4, 2004, which is the date Mark Zuckerberg launched the site "thefacebook.com" from his dorm room at Harvard. In August of 2005, the name was officially changed from "the facebook.com" to just "facebook.com". The idea behind Facebook was Facemash, a website that listed people's faces to be rated on how attractive they were, which was launched as "facemash.com" by Zuckerberg on Oct. 28th, 2003. Facebook reached 1 million users by Dec. of 2004.
Updated on Thursday, February 16 2012 at 01:11AM EST