Finally. Facebook has been hovering around the 955-million active user mark for a while now… but Mark Zuckerberg has just confirmed that more than a billion people access his social network every month.
In a short note, the hoodied one expressed his thanks to all the users who have made his startup a worldwide success:
If you’re reading this: thank you for giving me and my little team the honor of serving you.
Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in my life.
I am committed to working every day to make Facebook better for you, and hopefully together one day we will be able to connect the rest of the world too.
It seems the platform hit the target as early as 14 September, but only released the news today. Zuckerberg also posted a link to a fact sheet which details some more impressive (self-reported) stats: