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Among the most influential tech game-changers in recent history is digital media, as new social networks seem to pop up constantly. In fact, with sites such as Nextdoor.com, some are even popping up in your very own neighborhood.

And what’s talk of social media without Facebook. The online community’s IPO is expected to be mere days away, but today the social network is celebrating something else—its CEO’s 28th birthday. IBN Live collected 28 little-known facts on the birthday boy and inventor of “poking.”

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