Facebook turned 15 on Monday. Here’s its story thus far

Posted by @audreylaine, Tue, Feb 5 8:19am

When Mark Zuckerberg launched a site he called TheFacebook.com from his Harvard dorm on the afternoon of February 4, 2004, it was clear more or less immediately that he had devised something that was compelling and addictive. Less than a month later, the Harvard Crimson’s Sarah E.F. Milov was already writing of how the nascent social network had “sprung into the Harvard collective consciousness like a Trojan-horse virus.” As it extended its reach to other schools and then the population at large, it did the same to humanity’s collective consciousness, period.

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