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“Good things happen when you stuff lives here” this is what Dropbox says isn’t it cool?!,.Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by Dropbox, Inc. that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere, and share them easily. Any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your phone or tablet, and the Dropbox website. Dropbox also makes it easy to share with others. And if your computer melts down, you can restore all your files from the Dropbox website with a couple of clicks. Dropbox was founded in 2007 by MIT students Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, as a startup company from the American seed accelerator Y Combinatory. Dropbox provides client software for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android, iOS, BlackBerry OS, Windows Phone and web browsers, as well as unofficial ports to Symbian and MeeGo.
Tinder is an online dating app which was founded by Sean Rad, Justin Mateen and Jonathan Badeen that matches couples based on their physical attraction to one another. It alerts you to other Tinder users who fall within a specified age range and gender and are within a certain distance of your location, and it lets you know whether you have any mutual friends. You decide whether or not you like the look of a person: if you do, great; if you don’t, they’ll never know. If you’re both interested then Tinder’s messaging function offers you a virtual private location in which to chat and get to know each other better. It’s very much like being introduced to the hot friend of a friend in a bar, but it removes the clumsy, drunken matchmaker and the get you one who matches your personality.
Net worth-2.5$ billion
Airbnb is a website for people to rent out lodging. It was founded in August 2008 by Nathan Blecharczyk, Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia and headquartered in San Francisco, California; the company is privately owned and operated by Airbnb, Inc. It has over 800,000 listings in 33,000 cities and 192 countries. Users of the site must register and create a personal online profile before using the site. Every property is associated with a host whose profile includes recommendations by other users, reviews by previous guests, as well as a response rating and private messaging system.
Net worth-35 billion
It is a fun and quirky way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures. Instagram was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010. The service rapidly gained popularity, with over 100 million active users as of April 2012 and over 300 million as of December 2014.Instagram is distributed through the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Windows Phone Store. You can snap a photo with your mobile phone, and then choose a filter to transform the image into a memory to keep around forever. The service was acquired by Facebook in April 2012 for approximately US$1 billion in cash and stock. In 2013, Instagram grew by 23%, while Facebook, as the parent company, only grew by 3%.It is said to be the most profitable acquisition in Silicon Valley by Mark Zuckerberg.
Net worth-19 billion
Snapchat is a video messaging application created by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown, then Stanford University students. It is the current world’s fastest growing apps making its founders billionaires in fact Evan Spiegel is the youngest to enter billion dollar club. Using the application, users can take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients. These sent photographs and videos are known as “Snaps”. Users set a time limit for how long recipients can view their Snaps after which they will be hidden from the recipient’s device and deleted from Snapchat’s servers. According to Snapchat in May 2014, the app’s users were sending 700 million photos and videos per day, while Snapchat Stories content was being viewed 500 million times per day. This is a substantial amount especially when the average amount of photos taken per day is 1 billion, this means that half of all photos taken is from the Snapchat app. The company has a valuation of $10–$20 billion depending on multiple sources.
Net worth- 35$ billion
WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Inc., was founded in 2009 by Brian Acton and Jan Koum, both former employees of Yahoo!. The proprietary, cross-platform app uses the Internet to send text messages, images, video, user location and audio media messages. WhatsApp has more users in India than any other country in the world. In January 2015, WhatsApp was the most globally popular messaging app with more than 800 million active users. In April 2015, WhatsApp reached 800 million active users. WhatsApp Inc., based in Mountain View, California, was acquired by Facebook on February 19, 2014, for approx. US$22 billion.
Net worth- 20$ billion
LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service. Founded in December 2002 by Reid Hoffman and founding team members from PayPal and Socialnet.com and launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking. In 2006, LinkedIn increased to 20 million members. As of June 2013, LinkedIn reports more than 259 million acquired users in more than 200 countries and territories. The site is available in 24 languages, including Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Romanian, Russian, Turkish, Japanese, Czech, Polish, Korean, Indonesian, Malay, and Tagalog. As of 2 July 2013, Quant cast reports LinkedIn has 65.6 million monthly unique U.S. visitors and 178.4 million globally, a number that as of 29 October 2013 has increased to 184 million. In June 2011, LinkedIn had 33.9 million unique visitors, up 63 percent from a year earlier and surpassing MySpace.
Net worth- 11 billion
“Discover and save creative ideas” this is what pinterest does. It is a social curation website for sharing and categorizing images found online. Pinterest categories include architecture, art, DIY and crafts, fashion, food and drink, home décor, science and travel. Users can add a “Pin it” button to their browser and then select and “pin” online images to virtual pin boards, which are used to organize categories. Clicking on an image will take you to the original source, so, for example, if you click on a picture of a pair of shoes, you might be taken to a site where you can purchase them. An image of blueberry pancakes might take you to the recipe; a picture of a whimsical birdhouse might take you to the instructions. Users can browse or search for image content and can follow the boards of other users and can “like” or repin other users’ pins. Pinterest was founded by Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra and Evan Sharp. The Pinterest service launched as a closed beta in March 2010. Pinterest membership was initially by invitation-only but is now open to the general public. In 2011, TechCrunch selected Pinterest as the year’s top startup, and Time magazine named it as one of the top 50 websites of that year. As of January 2012, the site had 11.7 million users.
Net worth-231.6$ billion
Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. It is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. The founders had initially limited the website’s membership to Harvard students, but later expanded it to colleges in the Boston area, the Ivy League, and Stanford University. It gradually added support for students at various other universities and later to high-school students. Now it has over 1.44 billion monthly active users as of March 2015. Due to the large volume of data users submit to the service, Facebook has come under scrutiny for their privacy policies. Facebook, Inc. held its initial public offering in February 2012 and began selling stock to the public three months later, reaching an original peak market capitalization of $104 billion. As of February 2015 Facebook reached a market capitalization of $212 Billion.
Net worth-32.9 billion
Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called “tweets”. Registered users can read and post tweets, but unregistered users can only read them. Users access Twitter through the website interface, SMS, or mobile device app. Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco and has more than 25 offices around the world. Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass and launched by July 2006. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with more than 100 million users who in 2012 posted 340 million tweets per day. The service also handled 1.6 billion search queries per day. In 2013 Twitter was one of the ten most-visited websites, and has been described as “the SMS of the Internet. “As of May 2015, Twitter has more than 500 million users, out of which more than 302 million are active users.
references: wikipedia , forbes , business insider.