How the Web is celebrating a decade of Facebook

Though Facebook itself is keeping the affair pretty low key, sites all over the Internet are marking the anniversary with looks at the social media giant’s history.

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It’s been amazing to see how all of you have used our tools to build a real community. You’ve shared the happy moments and the painful ones. You’ve started new families, and kept spread out families connected. You’ve created new services and built small businesses. You’ve helped each other in so many ways.

Still, for deep digs into the social media juggernaut’s history, you had to go elsewhere on the Web. The “Today” show snagged an interview with Zuckerberg in which he said he believed Facebook became the social media giant it is, as he noted in his anniversary post, because “we just cared more.” Australia’s ABC News broke Facebook’s decade of connections down to the numbers. People have made 201.6 billion friend connections through the site and have clicked the “like” button 3.4 trillion times. It also gives a global view of the site’s users:

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