Facebook Now Has 1.7 Billion Users
G. Clay Whittaker
at 10:24 AM Jul 29 2016
Mark Zuckerberg
F8 2016

Facebook has the same number of users now as there were people alive just a century ago, which is a pretty impressive number of users for a dorm-room project after just a decade. And if you're the guy who did the project, you'd probably want to tout that.

Mark Zuckerberg posted this interesting fact last night (on Facebook):

Pretty impressive, especially considering that 100 years ago, computers hadn't been invented, most of the population lived without electricity, horses and polio were still a big deal, women couldn't vote, and no one had said the word "selfie."

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