What the world was like before Facebook existed (25 Photos) By: Bob In: Facebook, Too True, Ya Nailed It 670 Liked! 77 Disliked 0 Feb 5, 2016 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter + View All Slides 1 On Tuesday night, Comedy Central’s @midnight, hosted by comedian Chris Hardwick (also host of the Nerdist Podcast) reminded us all what life was like before Facebook. Yesterday the social media network had its 12th birthday, and so Chris asked people to reminisce about the good old days before they got Facebook accounts by sending their recounts to the hashtag #BeforeFacebookI. The Tweets that followed were fairly spot-on. Begin Slideshow 2 3 4 5 6 7 8910111213141516171819202122232425 What was life like for you before Facebook? Up Next: College kid makes the ultimate budget home theater (21 HQ Photos) Next Scroll down for more content.