On Wednesday the company announced that the Facebook, social networking site has reached over 500 million users. The 6 year old site has reached 8 percent of the overall population, just 18 months after it croosed the 150 million user mark. Last month Mark Zuckerberg said that there is a good chance that the social networking site will be reached to 1 billion of users within 3 to 5 years.
At a record setting pace the Facebook has continued adding user in spite of the growing concerns about the privacy policies of a site which has huge data on its users than any other site.
Facebook reached the milestone with the release of the new special section in which the users are been asked to post their personal stories on how does the Facebook as exaggerated them
Zuckerberg said in a video message that “500 million is a nice number but the numbers doesn’t really matter here. What matters is that are the entire story that we hear from you all about the impact your connections have had on your lives”
Rather than focusing on numbers, we want to aid the folks around the globe to hear about these stories for themselves and we want to allow you to say your own story.”
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