London Telegraph 
Tuesday, Dec 29th, 2009
Facebook has hired a team of lobbyists to try to sway governments on its privacy regulations, it has emerged.
In 2009 the social networking site saw incredible growth, going from 50 million users worldwide in January to more than 350 million in less than 12 months.
However, Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, 25, has realised that the biggest difficulty is how to manage the privacy of users while growing so fast.
With so much personal information kept on its servers, it is coming under increasing scrutiny from governments and campaign groups.
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