Much has been made recently over the fact that while Facebook users can set their friends lists to “Only Me” within their privacy settings, a slight loophole exists: If a user’s friend has their friends list set to public, all of their friends will appear when viewing their mutual friends, thereby “outing” that user, despite the “Only Me” setting. Mashable went one step further, piecing together some of the friends list of none other than Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Persistence pays, goes the motto, and, in some cases, more handsomely than others. Facebook’s ambition to pursue a business relationship with China has not dwindled, and if anything, the company’s May 18 initial public offering makes the proposition even more enticing, with the potential to double the worth of the social network for investors.
Here’s Experian Hitwise’s assessment of much of a behemoth Facebook is in the U.S. and other markets.