Mark Elliot Zukerberg, globally known as Mark Zuckerberg does not require any introduction. The biggest Social Network Facebook seems incomplete without Mark. He is known as one of the best Technocrats in the World. Almost everyone knows how he became a Facebook man
Mark Zuckerberg’s Education
The 29 Years old claims a reputation as a programming prodigy by the time he started classes in Harvard. Zukerberg studied Computer Science and Psychology. During Second Year, Mark wrote a program called CourseMatch.
[ CourseMatch Program : This program allows users to make class selection decisions that are based on choices and suggestions of other students and also to facilitate them to form groups. ]
Mark Zuckerberg Introduced Facemash
After a short time when CourseMatch was developed. Zukerberg developed Facemash that allowed students to opt the best face among few pictures available. Arie Hasit (Mark’s Roommate) says that he developed Facemash for fun.
Face Books were available, covered with the names and picture of the students who lived in the student Hostels.Initially he developed a site placing two different frames, A male and a Female respectively, and the viewers had to finalize the hotter between the two.
Facemash Shutdown: Facemash got a decent traffic got popular among all the students in Harvard. Zukerberg had to shut it down as the increase in traffic let to some network issues in the College network that prohibited the students to access internet from the college. Many students raised complaints that their photos were used without any prior information to the individuals.
Zukerberg Apologized: After this temporary shutdown and issues Mark Zuckerberg apologized for the unintentional deed. He also stated the the site was totally Improper.
The facebook Introduced:After stepping in the next year in January 2004, he started writing a scratch for a completely new website. and on February 4, 2004 Mark Zuckerberg launched The Facebook. located at “thefacebook.com”
Mark Zuckerberg faced some allegations by three Harvard Seniors, Cameron Winklevoss, Tyler Winklevoss, and Divya Narendra after 6 days of the launch of “Thefacebook”. He was accused for intentionally misleading them and influencing them that he could help in creating a Social network called howard connection.
Later on, the three filed a case against Zukerberg. The settlement got agreed in 1.2 Million Facebook Shares worth $300m at Facebook’s IPO.
The Facebook man Mark Zuckerberg dropped off from Harvard in the 2nd year of his term to follow his project.
Facebook is now the biggest Social Network in the world and Harvard having a user account in Facebook.