Facebook reaches 500 Million Users

Facebook Icon - Ongoing Issues PNGLast night Facebook reached 500 Milion users.  It has achieved this in just six years which is very impressive.  Here are some statistics:

  • Globally Facebook has 500 Million users, 26 Million of who are from the UK which is a third of it’s population
  • More than 3 Billion pictures are uploaded every month
  • There are more than 60 Million status updates a day
  • Collectively users spend more than 700 Billion minutes a month on Facebook
  • On average you create 90 pieces of content every month
  • The average amount of friends is 130
  • 30 Billion pieces of content, news, blogs, weblinks etc, are shared each month

Facebook now covers an amazing 8% of the worlds population.  If the total amount of users were to form a country then it would be the third largest in the world.

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