Facebook says it expects to welcome its 200 millionth member today. It was just January when Facebook announced 150 million members.
Founder Mark Zuckerberg sees Facebook as more than just social networking, he sees it as a force for social action. Writing on the Facebook blog, Zuckerberg said:
Creating channels between people who want to work together towards change has always been one of the ways that social movements push the world forward and make it better. Both U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Nicholas Sarkozy have used Facebook as a way to organize their supporters. From the protests against the Colombian FARC, a 40-year old terrorist organization, to fighting oppressive, fringe groups in India, people use Facebook as a platform to build connections and organize action.
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