Blast from the past: Here's how TheFacebook pitched advertisers in 2005




"TheFaceBook enables students to search for people at their school, find students who share similar interests or courses, look up friends of friends, network and visualize their social network via photos."

That's how Kevin Colleran, Facebook's first advertising salesperson, explained the new social network in his first ad sales deck from April 2005, which he unearthed and made public this week

Facebook launched at Harvard in February 2004, and rolled out its first advertisements two months later. Mark Zuckerberg, the company's visionary and CEO, didn't care too much about ads early on, so it was left to cofounder Eduardo Saverin to broker a few small ad deals with t-shirt businesses and movers — places that might appeal to young college students Read more...

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