The number of users Facebook has reached one-third of the world’s population

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The number of people who regularly visit the social network Facebook has increased by eight percent per year and reached 2.5 billion — about a third of the entire population of the planet. This writes to Deadline.

Is the number of users visit the social network at least once per month. Thus, according to the company Facebook in December 2019 year to 1.66 billion people used a social network at least once a day.

It is also noted that the company’s revenue for last year amounted to more than 70 billion dollars, an increase of 27 percent compared to 2018. At the same time, Facebook’s net profit declined by 16 per cent, from 22.1 billion to 18.5 billion.

At the end of December it was reported that data from more than 267 million users Facebook has appeared in open access on the Internet. In the network for two weeks was such personal information as names, telephone numbers and ID of pages in the social network. Most of the victims were residents of the United States. However, experts failed to establish how the collected user information. The company Comparitech suggested that the hackers could use scraping (the technology of obtaining data from the web pages) or find a weak spot in the security system of Facebook.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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