Facebook Hits 2 Billion Monthly users

14 years after it was first launched, Facebook has now hit a record 2 billion monthly users world wide. This was announced by the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg on his Facebook profile page. The new record, makes Facebook the largest social media platform over the likes of YouTube, Snapshat. Whatsapp and Twitter. 

This growth has been largely attributed to the developing world as over 746 million users where added from the rest of the world including Africa, and Asia when Facebook hitted 1 billion user while around 41 million where added from the U.S. and Canada alone. With Facebook now rank No 1 in the world with over 2 billion users, YouTube comes second with 1.5 billion, WeChat’s is placed third with 889 million, Twitter’s fourth with 328 million and Snapchat’s fifth with an estimated 255 million users.

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