I was a freshman in college in 2004 when Facebook came to my campus.
It was kind of a big deal, to say the least.
The student newspaper published articles speculating when our .edu addresses would be able to unlock Zuckerberg's gates. For a platform designed to help you keep in touch with people you meet, the exclusivity of it to just college students was the main driver.
With more than 800 million members, that's gone.
It's like when your parents sent you that first message on AOL's Instant Messenger. In an instant, it went from a tool to chat ...