Facebook just pulled off another first in the history of social media, they had 1 billion people use Facebook on Monday. Yup, 1 in 7 people in the entire logged into Facebook to check what their friends were having for supper and watch shared cat videos. This is an impressive feat for humanity and we will tell our children about it many years from now. Regardless of how you feel about Facebook, it's still an impressive accomplishment. The Verge has the details.
The biggest social network on earth keeps getting bigger. Today Facebook announced a huge milestone: a billion people used the service Monday, founder Mark Zuckerberg said in a post. "On Monday, 1 in 7 people on Earth used Facebook to connect with their friends and family," he wrote. "When we talk about our financials, we use average numbers, but this is different. This was the first time we reached this milestone, and it's just the beginning of connecting the whole world."