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Users: Facebook and Media Juggernaut

users: Everyone knows the story of how Facebook evolved from a university social site into a global media juggernaut, with users in almost every country, according to The Chronicle Herald. It has many fine features, which we users must enjoy or there wouldn't be 2.2 billion of us. Lately, 10 years feels like enough. But Facebook's greatest value is as an advertising and data-gathering vehicle. But Facebook is not accountable, at least not to its users who contribute, often unknowingly, the personal information that Facebook sells for profit. That's why the company is worth 480 billion. ( As reported in the news.