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Facebook's Growth And Reach At A Glance

In just a few years, Facebook has grown from an idea hatched at Harvard to a worldwide social media phenomenon potentially valued at about $100 billion. Review key moments on Facebook's road to growth, see where it's most popular, and compare how much the shares held by Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives could be worth once the company goes public.

Facebook Growth And Reach At A Glance

In just a few years, Facebook has grown from an idea hatched at Harvard to a worldwide social media phenomenon potentially valued at about $100 billion. Review key moments on Facebook's road to growth, see where it's most popular, and compare how much the shares held by Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives could be worth once the company goes public.

Facebook Executives

Notes

*Facebook's implied valuation is based on private trading and the company's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public stock offering. The value of the shares held by top Facebook executives is also based on the SEC filing. The valuations will change once the company stock begins public trading on Friday.

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