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Over one billion people used Facebook Monday. This is the first the site has had this many visitors in one day. The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, said it was an important for his company. He posted on his own Facebook that: "We just passed an milestone. For the first time ever, one billion people used Facebook in a day." He said that on Monday, "one in seven people on Earth used Facebook to connect with their and family". He added that: "This was the first time we reached this milestone, and it's just the of connecting the world." Mr Zuckerberg also said a connected world, "brings stronger with those you love".

Zuckerberg created Facebook in 2004, while he was a at Harvard University. The website quickly became one of the sites in the world. Today, it has nearly 1.5 billion users and Zuckerberg thinks that number will grow. In October 2012, he announced that Facebook had one billion who used the site at once a month. Three years later, the site had one billion visitors in one day. Zuckerberg said the needs to grow a lot in countries where Facebook isn't so , such as in many African and Asian countries and in Central and South America. Facebook has made Zuckerberg the richest person in the world, at the of 31.

 
 

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