Facebook is celebrating your friendships for its 12th birthday

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Your Facebook feed may contain a new birthday reminder today and it belongs to the social media giant itself. Facebook was founded 12 years ago today.

But the co-founder wants the attention focused on users, electing to name February 4th “Friends Day.”

On it’s investor page, the company says its mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.

Happy Friends Day!