Mark Zuckerbergappeared today in NBC's Today Show for an interview. Facebook made the announcement of crossing the 1 billion active user mark part of the PR push. Facebook reached already the 1 billion monthly active users on September 14 at 12.45 PM Pacific time.
The whole fantasy behind Facebook's market value is the huge size of the user base. The question is still if Zuckerberg can crack the code to milk the 1 billion users for cash to drive renues.
Below are some more fun facts that Facebook published today.
Over 1.13 trillion likes since launch in February 2009
140.3 billion friend connections
219 billion photos uploaded
Data was pulled on 9/10/2012, and represents the total # of photos currently on this site – in other words, it excludes deleted photos. If we wanted to include all photos ever uploaded, the estimate we have is 265 billion. Photo uploading launched fall 2005.
17 billion location-tagged posts, including check-ins
Includes location-tagged posts as well as check-ins. Data was pulled 9/10/2012, and represents total location-tagged posts & check-ins since launch of the product in August 2010
62.6 million songs have been played 22 billion times - that’s about 210,000 years of music
Data was pulled on 9/11/2012, and represents song plays since the launch of music-listening applications in September 2011
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Kevin Durant Re-Signs With Nike
2013-14 NBA MVP and Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star forward Kevin Durant re-signed with Nike for his shoe endorsements. Under Armour previously dangled an offer which was reported by ESPN to be in the $265 million to $285 million range.
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The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.