Facebook now has 2 billion monthly users


The largest social network on the planet now has over 2 billion monthly users on its platform.

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, announced today that his company has surpassed the 2 billion monthly user milestone. In May, Facebook announced that its monthly users amounted to 1.94 billion worldwide.

“As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially 2 billion people. We’re making progress connecting the world, and now let’s bring the world closer together. It’s an honour to be on this journey with you,” said Zuckerberg in a blog posted on Facebook.

Facebook’s Mike Nowak, product director and Guillermo Spiller, product manager, noted that over 175 million people share a Love reaction every day, and over 800 million people like something on Facebook.

From a Canadian perspective, Facebook recently shed light on numbers by stating it has over 23 million monthly users each month. This means that Canada’s percentage of Facebook’s total reach is 1.15 percent.

In addition, Facebook-owned Instagram has over 8.5 million monthly users in Canada.

Source: Facebook