Facebook's History: From Dorm To IPO Darling
May 18, 2012 11:00 AM Facebook's IPO brings the world's most popular social network into Wall Street's big league. After a wild ride, Facebook's future depends on profiting from an increasingly mobile user base.
Hangin' With The Prez
Fame and fortune propels one into rarified circles, and Zuckerberg soon found himself socializing with titans of industry and politics. Swapping his characteristic hoodie for a jacket and tie, Zuck was one of several Silicon Valley CEOs invited to dine with U.S. President Barack Obama in February 2011. Two months later, Obama and Zuckerberg teamed up for a town hall meeting at Facebook's California headquarters. The event, naturally, was streamed live on Facebook, and Zuck once again looked uncomfortable in a jacket and tie.