The social network Facebook has reached the milestone of two billion monthly active users, it said on Tuesday in a statement.

The social network has surpassed the two billion monthly users. “Today we are taking another important step” , said the American group, which had passed its first billion users in October 2012.  “This is made possible by the millions of communities and individuals who share and create significant contributions on Facebook, “ says the latter. 

“There are over a billion people using groups , more than 175 million who share the feature I love and more than 800 million who like something on Facebook every month” , yet details the network.

“We are moving to put in connecting the world, and now, let the world closer” , welcomed the co-founder and boss Mark Zuckerberg group on its own Facebook page. “I am honored to take this journey with you” , he added.

Created in 2004, Facebook has become an Internet giant, and recorded in the first quarter net profit of 3.06 billion, up 76.3% year on year, for a turnover of 8 03 billion, an increase of 49.2%.