May 20, 2022

Social Media: Facebook Hits One Billion Active Monthly Users

Mark Zuckerberg has just posted about reaching the milestone of one billion active monthly users.

Facebook reached this number on September 14, 2012 at 12:45 p.m. Pacific Time.

Here are highlights from an interview with Mark Zuckerberg that aired this morning on The Today Show (watch it below).

This embedded document was also released by Facebook today. It’s loaded with Facebook facts and stats.

Facebook Fast Facts (October 4, 2012)

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