Facebook is now $50 billion company with more than 500 million active users. Facebook was started as “thefacebook.com” in Feb 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg and changed to “Facebook” in year 2005. In year Sep 2004, Facebook received $500,000 from Peter Thiel as an investment and in 2004 the company was valued at $5 Million. In Jan 2011, Facebook received $500 Million from Goldman Sachs and DST and valued at $50 billion. TechCrunch folks came up with an infographic showing the investments and valuation of Facebook on timeline.
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