Breaking Analysis: Facebook passes 1 billion monthly active users (MAU)
Facebook announced today that it has passed the 1 billion user milestone. This officially makes Facebook the first social network to reach the 10-figure mark. One out of every seven individuals on the planet now uses Facebook. What does this achievement mean for Facebook's future platform and how can Facebook continue to propel itself forward? Joining us now to discuss the social giant is SiliconANGLE News Desk Editor Kristen Nicole. Why is this news? What does this mean for Facebook? How was the billion user milestone calculated? Could this calculation be flawed due to fake profiles? What does Facebook consider an active user? Didn't Facebook reach this milestone a while ago? Why is this announcement just coming out now? How can Facebook grow its mobile active users and daily active user counts? How does Facebook plan to gain it's next billion users? Mark Zuckerberg wants to better contextualize Facebook's News Feeds, how can he do this? We know Facebook has recently been making a big push towards improving it's mobile front but according to Mark Zuckerberg the number of "things" its users share every day is how he measures Facebook's growth. Can you explain this. Why has Facebook revealed the 1 billion user number before its Q3 earnings call? Is this a strategic move to try and affect its IPO? In other mobile news, The Google Maps web app has gone live with its street view function. Is this going to draw more users to download the Google Maps app? Apple CEO Tim Cook <b>...</b>
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