June 29, 2017    1 minute read

Facebook Marches on

   June 29, 2017    1 minute read

Facebook Marches on

Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the social media behemoth has now topped 2 billion monthly users.

Editor’s Remarks: Facebook has recently faced criticism for distributing fake news, allowing online bullying and hosting inappropriate videos, but its subscriber base just keeps on growing. Mark Zuckerberg announced that the site has doubled its monthly audience in under five years and that one billion people are now using its Groups feature every month. Facebook changed its mission statement last month to focus on building communities. This continued audience growth is all the more impressive when compared with rivals Snapchat and Twitter who have seen their growth rates slow or stall recently. Zuckerberg and his team seem to have made some smart decisions in boosting their growth through the recent acquisitions of WhatsApp and Instagram.

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