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20 Interesting Facts, Figures and Statistics Revealed by Facebook

Posted by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 1:09 AM
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Here are latest statistics revealed by Facebook.

The Facts and Figures from Facebook

  1. Monthly active users now total 901 million (up from 680 million a year ago)
  2. One in 7.7 people in the world have a Facebook account.
  3. Daily active users are up to 526 million (up from 372 million last year)
  4. Monthly mobile users now total 488 million
  5. Eighty-three million monthly active users accessed Facebook solely from mobile in the month ending March 31, 2012
  6. 300 million photos are uploaded to the site each day
  7. 3.2 billion Likes and Comments are posted daily
  8. Hosts 125 billion friendships
  9. Revenue for the first quarter of 2012 was $1.058 billion, up from $731 million last year
  10. Facebook expects to raise $5 billion in its IPO
  11. Facebook’s estimated value will be close to $100 billion after the IPO
  12. Facebook paid Instagram the equivalent of $1.01 billion for its business
  13. Facebook will pay Instagram a $200 million termination fee if government authorities prevent the acquisition from being completed
  14. If Facebook increased its current revenue rate it will make from $4.69 to $4.81 on each of its 901 million users each year
  15. Facebook hosts 42 million “Pages” with 10 or more likes
  16. There are currently 9 million Facebook “apps”
  17. Facebook owns 774 of its own US patents
  18. Facebook bought an additional 650 patents from Microsoft for $550 million
  19. Zygna the online games company (which includes Farmville) contributes 15% of Facebook revenue
  20. Facebook currently has 3,539 full-time employees

What numbers surprise you on this list?

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by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 1:09 AM
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taina361
by New Member on Apr. 30, 2012 at 1:13 AM

 number 14 i hope i never have to pay to use it lol

itsallabtthem84
by ~B~ on Apr. 30, 2012 at 1:34 AM
Interesting, tfs.
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websorceress
by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 2:27 AM

nothing really........they should put more effort into the design and how it works instead of doing these stats though lol

johnny4ever
by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 6:44 AM

interesting

kimsardo
by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 11:41 AM

 13 is intersting.

EbonySnow
by Desiree on Apr. 30, 2012 at 3:45 PM

 agreed!

Quoting websorceress:

nothing really........they should put more effort into the design and how it works instead of doing these stats though lol

 

Ladyisis
by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Interesting! Thanks for sharing.

abernathyvanna
by Vanna on May. 2, 2012 at 11:11 AM

................ wow

robertmommie
by Renee on May. 2, 2012 at 11:32 AM

geeze

kanake
by on May. 2, 2012 at 11:39 AM

I was surprised by # 20. I wonder what facebook employees do

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