Facebook hits a new milestone: 1 billion people used the social network on a single day

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said 1 billion people used the social network on the day of Aug. 24, setting a new milestone for the company. 97 more words

How Social Media Has Positively Affected The Accessibility Of History

The advent of social media has had a marked effect on history and the work of historians. Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have given historians a new platform to share and promote their research. 538 more words

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Facebook sets record with 1 billion users in day

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg marked the occasion with a post on his Facebook page, saying that one out of seven people on Earth logged in to the social network to connect with their friends and family. 74 more words

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For the first time, 1 billion people used Facebook in a day

NEW YORK  — For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg marked the occasion with a post on his Facebook page, saying that one out of seven people on Earth logged in to the social network to connect with their friends and family. 75 more words

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1 billion people used Facebook on Monday

What were you doing Monday? According to Mark Zuckerberg, it probably included using Facebook. He just posted that for the first time, the social network notched one billion individual users in a single day, calling it “just the beginning of connecting the whole world.” With that kind of scale, it’s no wonder the exec is focused on drones, lasers and other technology to connect the rest of the world to the internet ASAP, because he’s got an idea what they will log on to first. 47 more words

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