Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of the social networking service, released a statement in the form of a post on Tuesday (June 27) to celebrate the occasion. Facebook's earlier stated mission was "to make the world more open and connected". "It's an honor to be on this journey with you".
More than a billion people take part in "groups" at Facebook each month and more than 800 million people "like" something at the social network on an average day, she added. There are 7.5 billion living, breathing humans on planet Earth, and now one-third of them are active Facebook users.
Yet perhaps stewarding a 2 billion person community is responsibility enough to get out of Silicon Valley and figure out how Facebook impacts people's lives.
Much like the creation of Facebook itself - the largest social-engineering project in history - that shift could have broad and unanticipated consequences.
His ultimate goal is to convince 1 billion users to join Facebook communities. It does not include people who use the Instagram or WhatsApp networks but not Facebook.
"What we really care about is being able to connect everyone", he said.
The king of social media now boasts over two billion global users.
To Zuckerberg, now 33, the effort to foster meaningful communities reflects his recent interest in ways Facebook can make the world a less divisive place, one that emerged following the fractious 2016 presidential election.
In comparison, YouTube is a distant second at 1.5 Billion users.
Eight of 10 people don't like that they're being tracked by third parties, according to research from Envista Forensics, while 71 percent of people are more concerned about online privacy then they were a decade ago. The features are aimed at giving moderators, the unpaid organisers of groups on Facebook, more power to police groups from spam and hate speech, or to simply keep a group on topic.
Hillsborough County commissioners have voted to keep a Confederate statue outside the Hillsborough County courthouse. A time capsule the size of a cash box was found inside, something cemetery sexton Don Price expected to find.
Out of sight, Republican senators are making a backroom deal on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act . A compromise bill was eventually passed, but apparently Trump is lobbying the Senate for more government control.
But what Boston can offer the Pacers is young players paired with future draft picks which is something IN desperately needs. But, after telling management that he would be heading elsewhere in 2018, George has been on the trading block ever since.
Osorio said Mexico has been waiting for this type of game. "We have sold about 550,000 tickets out of about 730,000". Several players missed clear scoring opportunities throughout the match in front of 41,585 fans at Kazan Arena.
The two posed together after Poroshenko's meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and Trump's national security team. White House statements on Poroshenko's meeting with both Trump and Pence made no mention of Russian Federation .
He emphasized that each team will be contacted and given the opportunity to have a say in protecting its roster. Florida's James Reimer takes over for Roberto Luongo in the second period of a game in Philadelphia last March.
Further west, Death Valley, Calif., temperatures are predicted to be a suffocating 126 degrees for the second consecutive day. The study of almost 2,000 deadly heat waves worldwide since 1980 was published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change.
The working language of the negotiations will be English and French, with interpretations provided by the European Commission . But a war is now raging within government over which direction ministers should take.
In at least one respect, the draft Senate bill is actually meaner than the House bill, which had a 17 percent approval rating. There's no indication the GOP has enough support for it to pass in a vote that could come as early as next week.
Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one
Top contenders include Kawhi Leonard of the Spurs, Russell Westbrook of the Thunder, and James Harden of the Houston Rockets. Westbrook averaged 31.6 points, 10.4 assists and 10.7 rebounds per game wearing the Air Jordan XXXI ( $185 via nike.com ).
What leaving the Paris climate deal means for business
The South African government has asked the United States to reconsider its withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change. Those sub-national actors are making the case on the global stage that the US will meet its Paris Agreement commitment.
Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling
The House Intelligence Committee also held a hearing Wednesday to examine the Russian interference in the 2016 election. Johnson described his discussions with state election officials about ensuring the integrity of the voting process.
South Sudan has world's fastest growing number of displaced
To tackle the pressing issue, the European Union has allocated about 87% of its humanitarian assistance to help displaced persons. It puts the global refugee count at 22.5 million, internally displaced at 40.3 million and asylum seekers at 2.8 million.
After the ISIS War, a US-Russia Collision?
Moscow has condemned the US downing of the Syrian government fighter jet after it dropped bombs nears USA partner forces. Syria attacks America's allies against Islamic State militants.
Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Nashville Predators Game 5
Crosby's line will also have to outwork Subban and Ekholm, who have shut down a string of elite centers during the playoffs. It was hard to establish much pressure because Subban and Ekholm got the puck up and out of the zone with such ease.
Jurors deadlocked on Bill Cosby
Both Cosby and Constand were in the Norristown, PA courtroom when the jury came in to listen to the judge this morning. Following the failure to reach a unanimous decision, the judge encouraged the 12 jury members to come to a consensus.