Facebook’s “One Billion” May be Even Bigger Than You Think


Giovanni Rodriguez discuses the untaped potential of the worlds largest networking site and a new way to think about Facebook’s active users.

Facebook announces that it reaches yet another milestone — one billion active users.  But there’s a number that’s even more impressive — the number of personal networks.

Well, it was only last week that I told a group of visiting entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley that Facebook was getting ready to announce another major milestone:  one billion active users on its platform.  The company made the announcement today (see CEO’s Mark Zuckerberg’s blog post).

But as explained to my new friends, the “one billion” that’s newsworthy is not the number of people on Facebook…”

Check out the full post from Giovanni on his Forbes.com blog: “Facebook’s “One Billion” May be Even Bigger Than You Think.”