Facebook: Social networking site reaches 300 million users
BY Staff Reports
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
9/16/09 at 1:46 PM
According to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's blog, the social networking site now reaches 300 million people worldwide.
"Because we want to make it as easy and fast as possible for the world to connect, one of the things we think a lot about is how to make Facebook perform even faster and more efficiently as we grow," Zuckerberg's blog states. "We face a lot of fun and important challenges that require rethinking the current systems for enabling information flow across the Web."
According to the blog, Facebook also turned a profit during the last quarter for the first time, ahead of the previously predicted profitability date of 2010.
"We'll continue building new and better things to make connecting with the people you care about as easy and rewarding as possible," the blog states. "We hope to serve you and many more people in increasingly deep and innovative ways in the months and years ahead."