In Pictures: Facebook turns 10 - A look back at th...
Facebook goes public
In May 2012, Facebook launched its initial public offering, raising $16 billion and culminating in a $104 billion valuation. It was the largest valuation for a newly listed company in U.S. history, and it outperformed other major tech companies' initial public offerings significantly. Google, for example, raised roughly $1.6 billion in its IPO in 2004.
In Pictures: Facebook turns 10 - A look back at the milestones