Number of people using Facebook reaches 2 billion

Facebook Emphasizes on the Need to

Yet in an interview at his company's Silicon Valley headquarters, the Facebook CEO downplayed the significance of reaching 2 billion users, instead focusing on what the giant social network has yet to accomplish: Wiring the entire planet.

Facebook past its prime?

Facebook may be celebrating rounding the two billion user mark, but Mark Zuckerberg already has his eyes set on the company's next goal: using the social platform to bring a massively divided society back together. Where the app began as a collection of pages, each created by the individual user, the social network is now more of a feed - as the internet is prone to turn to.

Facebook is reaching another milestone, announcing that it now has more than 2 billion users.

WeChat, a unit of Tencent Holdings Ltd and a widely used service in China, said in May that it had 938 million monthly active users in the first quarter.

'Each day, more than 175 million people share a Love reaction, and on average, over 800 million people like something on Facebook'. Of that number, 1.28 billion were daily active users.

As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially 2 billion people!We're making progress connecting the...

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Putting this into perspective, there's about 7.34 billion people living on Earth, and a large chunk of us-inching closer to a third of the total population-are scrolling through a Facebook newsfeed.

"We realize that we need to do more too", the 33-year-old said in a recent interview with CNN Tech.

'It's so important that we're changing Facebook's whole mission to take this on'.

Facebook has come very far from its early beginnings at Harvard, as it is now more than just the single platform.

Behind Facebook, YouTube is best positioned to surpass the two billion benchmark as they have 1.5 billion users.

He also wrote, "One guy I met told me he doesn't think city people in Omaha understand rural areas like North Platte or even know they exist".

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