Calif. – On its sixth birthday
yesterday, online social network Facebook announced that it has surpassed 400
million members, and launched a redesigned home page for its users.
"Today we’re celebrating our sixth birthday, and this week there will be
400 million people on Facebook," CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg wrote on the company’s blog.
"Just one year ago we served less than
half as many people, and thanks to you we’ve made great progress over
the last year towards making the world more open and connected.
redesign adds more navigation features to the top and left-side menus. The top
navigation menu now includes notifications, requests and messages, while the
left-side menu offers a Photos dashboard and a Friends dashboard.
The page that
users will see when they log into Facebook will now also more prominently
feature Chat, Games and Applications.