Facebook turns 15

facebook mgn_1549302564248.jpg.jpg

Mark Zuckerberg and co-founders launched the platform from his Harvard dorm room on February 4, 2004.

The company would grow to connect 2 billion people around the world.

Facebook’s expansion has included buying Instagram for $1 billion and taking the company public.

Along the way, Zuckerberg has faced privacy concerns and legal troubles.

The company has pledged to fix its problems.

For the latest breaking news and stories from across the Tri-State, follow Eyewitness News on Facebook and Twitter.

(This story was originally published on February 4, 2019)

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.