Facebook makes 200 millionth friend

April 9, 2009 12:35:19 PM PDT
Facebook has reached a milestone.The social networking Web site now boasts 200 million friends.

When the site first started five years ago, it was only open to college students. Now, it's open to everyone, and in the past eight months, it's doubled its membership.

In fact, its fastest-growing demographic is people over 35.

Facebook says more than half of its users log into the site at least once a day, and the average user has 120 friends on the site.


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