There’s something a little ironic about publicly wishing happy birthday to the company that pretty much ruined birthdays by making them so public. But in a few days, about 1.23 billion users will help blow out the candles on Facebook’s tenth birthday cake. Aside from an IPO marred by the equivalent of a kale-filled Piñata and a deflated bouncy house, most of Facebook’s childhood years have been remarkably good, and the Internet’s ultimate prodigy is on the way to becoming the first company on the playground ever to reach a $150 billion market cap. BloombergBusinessweek gets the latest from Mark Zuckerberg as Facebook approaches puberty.

+ Facebook’s tenth birthday present to users will be a Flipboard-like news app called Paper.