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From bedroom to global domination: the Facebook timeline

It has taken fewer than six years for Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook to rise from obscurity to ubiquity. Brand Republic charts the major milestones as the social network climbed from one to 500 million users.

Facebook: It has taken only five months to add the last 100 million users, while the first 100 million took almost five years.

Facebook: It has taken only five months to add the last 100 million users, while the first 100 million took almost five years.

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At the time, the nine months it took Facebook to reach its first million users seemed meteoric, but given it's taken just five months to add the last 100 million, the charge of the Zuckerberg's social behemoth is relentless, and just a little scary. 

From its first VC cash injection to global domination, the timeline below charts the major milestones for the world's favourite social network.

The rise of Facebook

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Read: Facebook passes 500 million user mark on brandrepublic.com

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