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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Opening Facebook to the world Part of the reason Zuckerberg had considered selling the site was that, as a service for college students, it existed in a limited market, according to Wired. Although it had exploded among college students, its growth had begun to slow by the end of the summer of 2006, and Zuckerberg had bigger plans for the site.

So, after deciding against a buyout, Facebook opened its site to anyone with a valid email address over the age of 13.

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