A look at Facebook.com’s homepage over the last 15 years

A look at Facebook.com’s homepage over the last 15 years

Facebook — the equivalent of cigarettes for your mental health — turned 15 today. We were going to sing “Happy Birthday,” but couldn’t afford the rights to the song because we’re paying off our kids’ debts. Instead, let’s take another trip in the Wayback Machine to see how things have changed at Facebook.com over the years.

Before Mark Zuckerberg attended Harvard university in 2004, a ‘face book’ was a pamphlet that students got with fellow students’ names and faces printed on it. The idea was that a face book would help students get to know each other. Now, of course, Facebook is how we all avoid face-to-face contact with other humans.

Let’s face it: we’re all on Facebook. In fact, here’s a picture of all of us from creative technologist Natalie Rojas’ Faces of Facebook website: