Facebook Hits 2 Billion Monthly Users


Thirteen years after launching and less than five years after hitting 1 billion monthly users, Facebook now has 2 billion monthly active users.

“We’re getting to a size where it’s worth really taking a careful look at what are all the things that we can do to make social media the most positive force for good possible,” Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox told TechCrunch.

To put Facebook’s enormous user base in perspective, the world’s population is currently 7.5 billion and about 3.5 billion people were estimated to have internet access at last count in 2015. I’ve never been great at math, but that’s like, a lot of people.