eBay is a website designated to do some auctions. this page was created by Pierre Omidyar in 1995 in San Jose, California, as part of a larger personal site. the firs thing this page sold was an broken laser pointer for $14.83. for Omidyar this page was only a hobby until his Internet service tell him he would need to upgrade to a business account due to the high volume of traffic to his website. this make the page a bigger part of pierre´s life, thata why he made Chris Agarpao he´s first employee to handle the number of checks coming in for fees, then he made jeffrey skoll he´s first president of the company in early 1996.
the importance of a website like ebay.com is that it helps the people that don't want something they already have at home, or for the people that need some money and have thins to sell. this will give people in different parts of the world a job and the possibility to sell some thing or t buy them.
he was born in June 21, 1967, he is a French-born Iranian-american entrepreneur and philanthropist. because of the creation of eBay he get billionaire at the 31 years old. with the help of his wife (Pamela) they founded Omidyar Network in 2004 in order to expand their efforts beyond nonprofits to include for-profits and public policy.
ARE THEY CHANGING LIFE'S?
they have change the life of all the people that have work in the website and all the people that have buy or sell something in it, that's why we can say that have change the life of a big number of people all around the world.
THE FUTURE FOR THIS TYPE OF WEBSITES
we can see that for this type of websides there are a big number of opportunities because in one point all the people around ther world will need this pages to make some buisnes or just for its own good, but it dosent matter because we will use it and we will get some benefit of it.
If You Can Wish It, It's on eBay