Mark Zuckerberg: Co-founder of Facebook

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  • Mark learns to code

    Mark learns to code
    ZucknetMark Zuckerberg used Atari BASIC to create a messaging program he named "Zucknet."
  • Creates music software, Synapse

    Creates music software, Synapse
    Synapse, was an early version of Pandora Radio.
  • Mark declines AOL and Microsoft

    Mark declines AOL and Microsoft
    AOL and Microsoft expressed an interest in buying Synapse, and hiring the teenager before graduation. He declined the offers and enrolled at Harvard.
  • CourseMatch and Facemash created

    CourseMatch, helped students choose their classes based on the course selections of other users.
    Facemash, compared the pictures of two students on campus and allowed users to vote on which one was more attractive.
  • Zuckerberg and friends create The Facebook

    Zuckerberg and friends create The Facebook
    Mark, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Eduardo Saverin worked on, The Facebook, in their dorm.
  • Mark drops out of Harvard

    Mark Zuckerberg drops out of Harvard to dedicate his full time to Facebook. Moves company to Palo Alto, California.
    Facebook reaches 1 million users.
  • Facebook opens to more users

    Facebook opens to more users
    Facebook reaches 5.5 million users after granting access to more users.
  • Mark faces lawsuit

    Creators of Harvard Connection claims that their idea was stolen, and needed pay for their business loss.
    A settlement was made for $65 million between the two parties.
  • Facebook reaches 500 million users

    Facebook reaches 500 million users
    Facebook reaches the 500 million user mark.