Facebook is reportedly bigger than the entire Internet in 2004. The social-network giant say it has 800 million users. This leaves competition scared stiff.You can poke holes in this news. Type some jibberish into a Facebook search, like “ajksdhfakjsdf,” and you’ll probably find someone named Ajksdh Fakisdf. So there probably aren’t 800 million. But just the fact that there might be is even enough to intimidate any possible competition. Imagine Google trying to take the few million on Google+ on to Facebook.
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