Have you ever wondered what are the most valuable brands on the planet? The brands that generate massive earnings in industries where branding plays a major role. This is the list according to Forbes using the following criteria and while there will be lots of familiar names in the list, there might be one or two that will surprise you.
#10 – Facebook
Headquartered in Menlo Park, California, Facebook is the largest social networking site in the world with around 1 ½ billion active monthly users and a market capitalization of over $210 billion. Its website was launched in February 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates, with membership initially limited to Harvard students. Testament to how a bright student with the right idea at the right time can hit the big time.