Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook has now 1 billion active users.
Mark Zuckerberg appeared 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.
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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