Facebook reaches one billion users

Facebook has reached a milestone, with more than one billion people using it month by month.

According to the report from M&M, users from Mark Zuckerbergs’s social networking site are responsible for 1.13 trillion ‘likes’, 219 billion photos and 17 billion location check-ins.

Other milestone reached by the social network: there are now 600 million users accessing the site via Mobile device.

Facebook future depends on their expansion towards emerging markets to build its user base further. In places like China and Russia there are local competitors that still remain as the online networking tool of choice.


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Carolina Re (@CaroVsCaro)

Senior Researcher/Writer, @CarovsCaro Carolina has a degree in Communications from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and joined the Portada team in 2010. She is currently Editor of Portada’s Spanish-language website and print magazine. in addition, she oversees Portada’s English-language website about Latin America and also has a leading role in compiling Portada Databases. In other words, she is very busy. But she loves it! Carolina has published articles in various independent media, as well as in books and social science magazines in Argentina. Carolina enjoys reading all kind of books and watching independent movies.

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