Facebook bought their domain name facebook.com from AboutFace Corporation in 2005 for $200,000. The site had originally run on thefacebook.com.
Later in 2010, the social networking giant spent $8.5 million to buy FB.com from American Farm Bureau Federation. FB is how Facebook is referred to by web users!
The first program to incorporate WYSIWYG technology was Bravo. This document preparation program was developed for the Alto computer designed at the Palo Alto Research Center of Xerox. Though Bravo was never released commercially, its direct descendant was included in the Xerox Star. WYSIWYG, Ethernet, GUI, bitmap graphics and several computer technologies that we used today have been developed at the Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). [more...]