Facebook Now Has 800 Million Users


opened its F8 conference in unconventional fashion on Thursday, with Saturday Night Live actor Andy Samberg parodying Mark Zuckeberg on stage.

His parody did include on very real stat though: Facebook has passed 800 million users (which Facebook measures as users that have logged in during the past 30 days). That means Facebook has added about 50 million users since July. Zuckerberg took the stage a few minutes after Samberg and offered another stat, noting that Facebook had recently seen its first day in which half a billion people logged into the site.

Zuckerberg is expected to reveal a number of major features during today’s keynote, including media sharing and an overhauled user profile. You can follow the latest updates on our live blog. Earlier this week, the site revamped the News Feed, as you can see in the gallery below:MORE

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