Facebook Reaches Two Billion Active Members

Mark Zuckerberg announced today that his social network has reached a major milestone: two billion monthly active members.

“Each day, more than 175 million people share a Love reaction, and on average, over 800 million people like something on Facebook,” says Mike Nowak, Product Director for Facebook. “More than one billion people use Groups every month.”

Quoth Zuckerberg:

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 honor to be on this journey with you.


Facebook was founded in 2004. The company, headquartered in Silicon Valley, has more than 17,000 employees and a market cap of over $400 billion.

“Our mission is to bring the world closer together,” says Guillermo Spiller, Product Manager for Facebook. “Reaching this milestone is just one small step toward that goal. “