Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Neat animation: How Facebook became the world's biggest social network


I don't want to generate more heat than light with this blog post - I just want to direct your attention towards this fantastic animation from The Guardian on how Facebook became the world's largest social network, and the challenges it faces pre and post-IPO.



For more information, head to the veritable all-you-can-eat buffet of data that is The Guardian's datablog on Facebook.

Disclosure: The company I work for is part of the Guardian Media Group - although in fairness I'd be sharing this anyway because it's really cool.