15 Jun '11, 1am

Facebook 'fatigue' strikes as millions shut accounts globally - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

London, June 14 (ANI): Privacy threats and fatigue has led 1lakh Britons and six million users in the US to shut down their Facebook accounts, with the same pattern expected to follow in other countries too. Facebook's growth rate has slowed for a second month in a row, ironically, when the social networking site was aiming to reach its goal of one billion active users. Canada saw a fall of about 1.5 million users of the website, while in Russia and Norway numbers fell by more than 100,000 users. The company is now relying on developing countries to boost its numbers. Blogs are abuzz with speculations that the website could one day 'sputter into oblivion,' fearing the fate of its failing rival MySpace. There is a point at which the site can no longer grow, once it has established itself in a country, according to Eric Eldon, from the website 'Inside Facebook', which obtain...

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