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Events

TheFacebook was first launched

February 4, 2004

1 million users

December 1, 2004

Becomes just "Facebook"

September 20, 2005

6 million users

December 1, 2005

Facebook for mobile launches

April 1, 2006

12 million people

December 1, 2006

Facebook platform launches

May 24, 2007

58 million users

December 1, 2007

Facebook in Spanish launches

February 7, 2008

Introduction of the "like" button

February 9, 2009

Usernames launched

June 13, 2009

360 million users

December 1, 2009

600 million users

December 1, 2010

Timeline introduced

September 22, 2011

845 million users

November 6, 2011

Facebook "Gifts" launches

September 27, 2012

More than 1 billion users

October 4, 2012

New data center in Iowa

April 22, 2013

Nearby Friends launched

April 17, 2014

40 million active small business pages

April 29, 2015

One billion people used Facebook in a day

August 24, 2015

Reactions launched globally.

February 24, 2016

Events from Facebook launched

October 7, 2016