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Facebook

It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.

The founders initially limited the website’s membership to Harvard students and after Columbia, Stanford, and Yale students. Membership was eventually expanded to the remaining Ivy League schools, MIT, and higher education institutions in the Boston area, then various other universities, and lastly high school students. Since 2006, anyone who claims to be at least 13 years old has been permited to become a registered user of Facebook, though this may vary depending on local laws.

It acquired Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, and GrokStyle and independently developed Facebook Messenger, Facebook Watch, and Facebook Portal.

October 2019

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Won’t Censor Politicians (After Censoring Politicians) | Breitbart

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a speech at Georgetown University yesterday in which he said the messages of politicians should not be censored on his platform — even though multiple conservative politicians remain blacklisted on Facebook.

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Facebook Wanted to Create a New Currency. It Wasn’t Ready for the Backlash.

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With libra, the social-media giant promised to change payments world-wide. Instead, major partners bolted after lawmakers and regulators challenged its plans, an early sign of how Washington is putting Facebook on a tight leash.

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