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Facebook celebrates its 10th birthday

Social media giant Facebook, which started off in a Harvard University dorm room and now has 1.2bn monthly users, celebrates its 10th birthday today.

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Zuckerberg: Facebook has been an incredible journey

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook, spoke about the social network's "incredible journey" and plans for the future, as it celebrates 10 years in operation.

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook. Credit: Reuters

"It's been an incredible journey so far, and I'm so grateful to be a part of it," Zuckerberg said in a statement.

"It's been amazing to see how people have used Facebook to build a real community and help each other in so many ways. In the next decade, we have the opportunity and responsibility to connect everyone and to keep serving the community as best we can."

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