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WHO FOUNDED FACEBOOK?
Mark Zuckerberg
Mortimer Zuckerberg
Barry Zuckercorn
Mark Zuckerberg
How much did Facebook pay to get its 
current domain name?
$20,000
$200,000
$2,000,000
$200,000
 Facebook was originally called 
"thefacebook" and was open to a 
network of college students, but in 
August 2005, the company paid 
$200,000 to change its domain name to 
facebook.com.
Which similar social networking site 
sued Facebook for allegedly stealing 
source code?
MySpace
Connect U
Friendster
Early on in the site's history, Facebook was sued by ConnectU, another site based out of 
Harvard. The Associated Press revealed that Facebook eventually settled with ConnectU for 
$20 million in cash (cash!) and more than 1.2 million shares of stock.
When did Facebook extend its network beyond educational 
institutions?
September 2005
September 2006
October 2007
When did Facebook extend its network beyond educational 
institutions?
September 2006
Initially only U.S. universities -- and subsequently U.S. 
high schools -- could sign up to use Facebook, but as of 
September 2006, anyone with a registered e-mail 
address can become a member.
What revenue source does NOT make Facebook money?
Advertisements
Private Investment
Membership Fees
Facebook does not make money with membership fees. In 
fact, anyone can maintain a profile for free, as long as they 
have an e-mail address. The company makes some revenue 
with banner ads, which you often see on the margins of the 
site, but the majority of Facebook's money comes from private 
investment.
Membership Fees
Which major software company bought 
a stake in Facebook in 2007?
Google
Microsoft
Yahoo
Microsoft invested $240 million for a piece of Facebook. Doesn't sound like 
much, does it? That $240 million only accounted for a 1.6 percent stake in 
Facebook, placing the value of the company at $15 billion in 2007.
Where are Facebook's main offices 
located?
Harvard
San Francisco, Calif.
Palo Alto, Calif.
Where are Facebook's main offices 
located?
Palo Alto, Calif.
READING COMPREHENSION
Over one billion people used Facebook last Monday. This is the 
first time the site has had this many visitors in one day. The CEO of 
Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, said it was an important achievement for 
his company. He posted on his own Facebook profile that: "We just 
passed an important milestone. For the first time ever, one billion 
people used Facebook in a single day." He said that on Monday, "one 
in seven people on Earth used Facebook to connect with their friends 
and family". He added that: "This was the first time we reached this 
milestone, and it's just the beginning of connecting the whole world." 
Mr Zuckerberg also said a connected world, "brings stronger 
relationships with those you love".
Zuckerberg created Facebook in 2004, while he was a student 
at Harvard University. The website quickly became one of the 
biggest sites in the world. Today, it has nearly 1.5 billion users and 
Zuckerberg thinks that number will grow. In October 2012, he 
announced that Facebook had one billion users who used the site 
at least once a month. Three years later, the site had one billion 
visitors in just one day. Zuckerberg said the company needs to 
grow a lot in countries where Facebook isn't so popular, such as in 
many African and Asian countries and some in Central and South 
America. Facebook has made Zuckerberg the ninth richest person 
in the world, at the age of 31.
QUESTIONS
1) What is Mark Zuckerberg happy about? 
2) Where did he post about Facebook success? 
3) When was Facebook created? 
4) How rich is the Facebook founder? 
5) How many Facebook users were there in 2012? 
6) Is Facebook popular everywhere?
7) Where did Mr. Zuckerberg go to school?