Facebook Reaches One Billion People & Releases TV Ad

Facebook announced they have hit a billion active users and to celebrate they released a TV ad.

The TV ad goes through the events, life cycles and routines people go through on a daily basis and explores those emotions conveying how Facebook is there to help you keep track of the things that connect you. The TV ad is named “The Things That Connect Us.”

Here is the ad:

Facebook explains that chairs, doorbells, bridges, and airplanes. “These are things that people use to get together and connect. Facebook is also something that over a billion people around the world use to connect with one another,” they added.

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and CEO said, “thank you for giving me and my little team the honor of serving you. Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in my life,” he added.

You can watch Zuckerberg’s interview on the Today show over here and also embedded below:

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