According to Paul Allen, the founder of Ancestry.com, Google+ had 7.3 million users on Sunday—a 350 percent increase from the 1.7 million people registered on July 4—to approximately 9.5 million users on Monday. The site grew at light speed over the past few days, with a 30 percent jump in membership between mid-day Sunday and Monday night, meaning that 2.2 million people joined the site in just over a day.
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