Facebook Hits 1 Billion Users

The last time Matt Lauer interviewed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the site had 175 million users.
Three years later, the company announced Thursday on TODAY, it’s hit a billion…

The social media website Facebook has announced it has reached 1 billion users. It is a major milestone for the company, which has seen stock prices tumble since going public in May.

It has been a rough summer for Facebook after an unsuccessful stock market debut, but co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg (pictured above) had reason to celebrate with the news that the network now has one billion users, calling the number “humbling.”

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