• The Facebook is launched

    The Facebook is launched
  • First Lawsuit

    First Lawsuit
    The Winkelvoss brothers entered legal action agains Mark Zuckerberg. They claimed that Zuckerberg had stolen their idea for a website called ConnectU.
  • Renamed

    The Facebook is renamed to just Facebook. The domain was purchased for $200,00.
  • Reaching Out

    Facebook was originally marketed towards and restricted to college students. In September of 2005, Facebook was accessible by high school students.
  • Let's Make A Deal

    Let's Make A Deal
    Facebook signs a three year long deal with Microsoft. Facebook will run ads for Microsoft for a return of split revenue. Facebook is ad-supported, and the core-service is completely free.
  • Reaching Farther

    Reaching Farther
    Facebook, as of September of 2006, is accessible by anyone with an e-mail address.
  • Zuckerberg vs Winkelvoss Settlement Reached

    Zuckerberg vs Winkelvoss Settlement Reached
    A settlement was declared in the amound of 65 million dollars.