Facebook turns 10

Launched as thefacebook.com 10 years ago, Facebook is now used by around a sixth of the world's population
Facebook screen
4.75 billion items shared each day

Launched a decade ago on 4 February 2004 as a website initially intended solely for Harvard University students, Facebook celebrated its tenth anniversary this month having accumulated a mind-boggling 1.2 billion monthly active users.

Today, it is the world's foremost social network and the second most visited website after Google.

A staggering 4.75 billion items are shared each day on Facebook and users upload 3.5 million photographs to the site every day.

Find out more Facebook facts in this infographic from Mashable:

Facebook 10 year infographic

[Source: mashable.com]