Facebook membership hits 500 million mark
“As of this morning, 500 million people all around the world are actively using Facebook to stay connected with their friends and the people around them,” Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said in a blog post.
According to population estimates on wikipedia if Facebook was a country it would rantk #3 in population just above the United States. (After numbers like those, I feel like I should have more friend)
Microsoft bought a small stake in Facebook three years ago for 240 million dollars (US).
Microsoft added Facebook to Outlook last week, giving users of its popular email program the ability to view status updates, pictures and wall posts from their friends on the social network.