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Facebook over the past five years has given more than $8 billion to developers building on its platform, Facebook cofounder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said at the company’s F8 conference in San Francisco today.

More than 30 million apps have been made using Facebook’s platform, Zuckerberg told the crowd.

Those numbers will likely keep going up, with Facebook expected to announce several bits of developer-oriented news later today at F8.

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