05 Feb 2012 Home » Social Media » Facebook turns eight Facebook turns eight Posted in Social Media By Sahil The Techyguy On February 5, 2012 Happy Birthday Facebook, the most popular social networking site, has turned eight. The estimated active users on the site can be counted above 845 millions and still continues to expand, expected up to 1 billion by this year. Also, as per Indian User base, it has doubled since last year. The Facebook was launched on 4th Feb 2004, Mark Zukerberg is best known as the man who built Facebook (CEO of Facebook) and other co-founders who were student of Harvard University. At early stages, the site was meant for internal use only, but later it was expanded for other universities as well. Later it was launched world wide and was known as “Facebook.com”. Orkut was very popular at that time, Slowly, Steadily the site kept updating and reviewing and beating all other social sites and become most loved site. Presently there are many services which can be handled using your Facebook account. You can even make your fan page, groups, application using API’s and lot more. Over the years site has grown make it remarkable presence. Lately, it has also applied for IPO and expected to raise $5 billions. Mark Zukerberg is also in the list of youngest billionaires. Related posts:Amazon to launch junglee.com - online eCommerce portal for Indian CustomerNaukri.com to launch job search app for Smart Phones like iPhone, Blackberry and AndroidTips for Start BloggingShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Related About Author admin I am Sahil - Founder and Editor of techntoday.com , a part time blogger from Mumbai- India. I am passionate about mobiles and some cool gadgets, so i blog on those topics. You can follow on Twitter Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website CAPTCHA Code * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.