Mark Zuckerberg announced today that Facebook hit the 200 million user base.
Growing rapidly to 200 million users is a really good start, but we’ve always known that in order for Facebook to help people represent everything that is happening in their world, everyone needs to have a voice. This is why we are working hard to build a service that everyone, everywhere can use, whether they are a person, a company, a president or an organization working for change.
If you sit back and try to suck it in, 200 million is surely a big number. In fact, the number may be too big to be appreciated. It seems that the recent complaints of Facebook’s new layout is really just a means to aggregate and appreciate the many voices that have a need to be heard. Mind you, I do not write this post with a tone of sarcasm, but it really is a daunting task to filter relevance over a social network. 200 million conversations, all of which have its relative amount of relevance to a closely knit group — how do you lay that out on a page?
To celebrate its 200 million user base, Facebook opens the gift shop with new items with opportunities for us to donate a portion to charities around the world.
Author: Jayvee Fernandez
Jayvee Fernandez has done his rounds in blog postings. He served as Technology Channel Editor for b5Media Inc and has founded the leading blog advertising and word of mouth network called BlogBank in the Philippines.
And now, he’s gone full circle, landing back with The Blog Herald, the resource that gave him his first blogging job in 2005.