Mark Zuckerberg from Dropout to Billionaire

984 Words Feb 1st, 2018 4 Pages
Now with a net worth of over $53 billion dollars according to Celebrity Net Worth, it is the most expensive social networking site on the internet. Facebook has changed the world in such a way that cannot be described efficiently. It has provided such an impact that it literally has become a part of everyday life. Whether we think about it or not, Facebook impacts our day a lot more than we could have ever thought. Just a few stats from Statistic Brain include that there are over 1.3 billion Facebook users around the globe and of that 1.3 billion, about 650 million check their Facebook daily. Also, Facebook has grown 22% in just the past year alone, it will continue to grow steadily for the next years to come. All of this was impacted by the idea of one college student and the help of his friends; all but ten years ago. Mark Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984, in White Plains New York to a “well-educated” family. His interest in computers started at a very early age; at age 12 he used Atari BASIC to generate a messaging program he called “Zucknet”. His family used this to communicate to each other throughout the house without having to yell across rooms. Mark would also create computer games with his friends that would be designed from his friend’s drawings. His parents were very acknowledgeable to his interest in computers, they even got him a tutor,…

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