08/16/2012 09:03 am ET

Meet The Guys Who Started Facebook.. In 1999?!

In 1999, Lawrence Gentilello and Tuyen Truong started something based on Stanford University’s facebook called, “The Facebook” online. They scanned in more than 7,000 student pictures to a database online which they cross-referenced with each student’s personal information: address, phone number and email.

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