In Pictures: Facebook turns 10 - A look back at the milestones

A lot has happened since Mark Zuckerberg and his friends launched a website from their dorm room.

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Accel Partners’ $13 million investment In May 2005, the New York Times ran an article in its "small business" section about a young social site called Thefacebook.com that had gained 2.8 million registered users across 800 college campuses in about 16 months. The $13 million investment that this growth had attracted from investment firm Accel Partners was just a sign of things to come, as the Times quite accurately predicted.

"Five years after the Internet bubble burst, a new generation of Web start-ups is quietly attracting investment capital. Thefacebook.com typifies the breed: a company that is built on substance rather than high expectations."

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