Facebook users have crossed the 350 million mark said Mark Zuckerberg in a blog post today.
He said: “It has been a great year for making the world more open and connected. Thanks to your help, more than 350 million people around the world are using Facebook to share their lives online.”
“To make this possible, we have focused on giving you the tools you need to share and control your information. Starting with the very first version of Facebook five years ago, we’ve built tools that help you control what you share with which individuals and groups of people. Our work to improve privacy continues today.”
While Facebook growth has been impressive, from 200 million in April to 350 million yesterday, Dec 1. But also show sign of it will slow down according to Gigaom.com.
“Of course, at some point Facebook’s growth has to slow down, unless the company scores a global maternity ward deal”.
“There were only 444 million worldwide broadband subscribers in the second quarter of 2009, according to Point Topic. Hence the increasing value of more accessible products like Facebook’s mobile and “Lite” versions that address markets where broadband still is not prevalent,”