Mark Zuckerberg, fundador do Facebook anunciou que ultrapassou a marca dos mil milhões de utilizadores ativos.
Esta foi a mensagem que colocou na sua página no Facebook:

This morning, there are more than one billion people using Facebook actively each month.
If you’re reading this: thank you for giving me and my little team the honor of serving you.
Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in my life.
I am committed to working every day to make Facebook better for you, and hopefully together one day we will be able to connect the rest of the world too.

Para comemorar este novo marco histórico, o Facebook lançou a sua primeira campanha de publicidade em televisão nos Estados Unidos com o video:
Facebook | The Things That Connect Us

Veja o gráfico com a evolução do número de utilizadores (de 2009 a 2012):

chart of the day, facebook monthly active users, oct 2012

Facebook announced that it now has 1 billion monthly active users. It’s an incredible feat. Very few companies can say they have 1 billion customers. Below, we’ve charted out the incredibly steady rise in users.

Fonte: Business Insider

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