Facebook announced a billion monthly users

Facebook announced a billion monthly usersMonthly, Facebook surpassed the mark of 1 billion people, said Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. According to him, a billion people since the creation of Facebook put 1130000000000 "likes", 219 billion photos uploaded and more than 17 billion times marked its location.

According to Zuckerberg, a billion users for Facebook – this is not the limit in the future through the development of a number of countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, the social network is going to continue to grow the base.

According to published reports, a billion Internet users around 600 million people are working with her on mobile phones. That's almost 50 million more than in June of this year when Facebook published the previous statistics.

Investors say that now is the growth of the user base – a prerequisite for the growth of the stock. Facebook shares are now worth about 22 dollars to 38 dollars at the time of placement. In addition, investors are hoping that the company will earn more active on mobile users, as the rate of growth of its profitability in recent quarters have declined. "For now Facebook is not as important to increase the user base, as well as to increase the profitability of the operation of each individual user," – says Eden Zoller, senior analyst at Ovum.

Zuckerberg himself previously acknowledged that in the coming months, his company will not be able to grow at the expense of the industrialized markets – there is penetration and Facebook so great. But in developing countries, the company recently introduced a feature Facebook for Every Phone, which allows owners of phones with support for Java to work with the social network on a basic level.

As for the people of the developed countries, where the company plans to monetize the mobile audience. According to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook is going to place a variety of mobile advertising in the news streams of users and other segments of the mobile interface that is used by the owners of smartphones and tablets.

"Many say that the development of mobile advertising on Facebook is too slow, but we think it's an evolutionary process," – she said, when asked about the reasons for disappointment of many investors after the IPO, and two-time stocks fall social networks. "Advertising has to be useful, but do not distract people from their work, and the primary purpose for which they came on Facebook".

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