50 Must-Know Facebook Facts and Figures-2013




facebook-facts_originalIf you conduct a  poll in your surroundings to know whether how many of your friends and people in your social circle are using Facebook, you will find that out of every 5 people around, at least two of them would be active Facebook users. However, out of all those addictive Facebookers, there would only be few who would be knowing much about this social media when it comes to its facts and figures.

Here are  50 amazing facts about your favorite social media which you should know!

Fascinating Facts and Figures

1)Facebook has become an eternal and global social networking site with every one 1 in 13 people on Earth is on Facebook

2)Up to 48% Americans reported to get and heard news and events over the Facebook for the first time.

3)50% of members log in everyday to check with their updates.

4)50% of the people who spend hours on Facebook every day in total spent over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook.

5)It has become not less than a timetable as 48% of 18-34 years old log on to Facebook right when they wake up.

6)Average user has over 130 friends in circle who are active participants.

7)There are over 35+ demographic that represents more than 30% of entire user base.

8)New Year has made Facebook an Year Book with over 750 million photos uploaded on the New Year eve.

9)Half of the entire population of Facebook is present every hour and so there are over 1,587,000 wall post written with in 20 minutes.

10)Pictures spokes better than words and Facebook share around 2,716,000 photos in every 20 minutes.

11)Where millions of photos are uploaded, 1,323,000 photos are tagged with in 20 minutes.

12)Majority of Americans are found on Facebook as 71.2% of all USA internet users are on Facebook.

13)Millions of interact over 900 million objectives which could be pages, groups, events, etc.

14)The majority of Facebook users lie outside USA around 70% of the log in members are not Americans.

15)By the users worldwide there are over 1,000,000 links that are shared on Facebook in every 20 minutes.

16)Though billions of users using still just in 20 minutes up to 1.972 million friend requests are sent and accepted.

17)With each second comes up a new status and that gives a total count of 1,851,00 status updates are entered.

18)With new friends every second, comes up new invitations for parties and groups and therefore there are around 1,484,000 event invites are posted.

19)With billions of people comes the millions of messages 2,716,000 messages are sent within 20 minutes.

20)Average user is connected to 80 community pages, events and groups.

21)Facebook is available to all because its available in more than 70 translations available on the site.

22)More than 30 billion pieces of news, stories, blog posts etc shared each month.

23)Around 1.587.000 wall posts are written within 20 minutes.

24)Average user creates 90 pieces of content each month.

25)The term that has kept a secret forever is widely use and that is, POKE! You will find everyone poking but you won’t find the answer what is it.

26)Though there are over 70 languages still there are over 300,000 users helped translate the site through translation application.

27)There is an ‘App’ to see what’s on the Facebook café menu.

28)The first “Work Networks” as well as original educational networks such as Apple and Microsoft.

29)There are entrepreneurs and developers of more than 190 countries, who owns a platform on Facebook.

30)Al Pacino’s face was on the original facebook homepage.

31)People who mainly uses Facebook through their mobiles are more active than people who use it through laptops.

32)As Facebook id is necessary to access few web links thus 250 million people engage with Facebook on external website.

33)There are thousands of website integrated with Facebook with over 2.5 million count including 80 of comScore’s U.S. Top 100 websites and over half of comScore’s Global Top 100 websites.

34)One early Facebook service which is still unchanged is File Sharing Services.

35)Users install more than 20 million attractive applications daily.

36)Since April 2010, with launching of social plug-in, there are over 10,000 new websites integrated with Facebook daily.

37)The active users are mainly mobile users thus there are more than 200 mobile operators in 60 countries working to deploy and promote Facebook mobile product.

38)There are over 250 million active users that access Facebook through cell phones.

39)Though majority of the active users are through cell phones but in total active users of Facebook are over 650 million.

40)Though American’s are in fashion of Facebook but Australians spend more time of 7 hours average per month over Facebook.

41)Texas Hold’em Poker is the most popular page with over 41 million fans.

42)23.6% of Facebook populations comes from U.S.A with over 155 millions.

43)Facebook was initially bank-rolled by Peter Thiel the co-founder of PayPal for $500,000.

44)A Facebook employee hoodie sold for $4000 on eBay.

45)With people comes the celebrities and with celebrities comes the fans pages, there are over 16,000,000 Facebook fan pages.

46)It worth $80 billion now!

47)Facebook was almost brought to an end by a lawsuitby ConnectU who claimed that Zukerberg stole the idea and Technology for Facebook.

48)Advertising and virtual products are the secret ingredients for money generation on Facebook.

49)Mark Zukerberg calls himself a ‘Harvard Graduate’ when infect he didn’t graduated!

50)The second biggest website by traffic and users behind Google.

Share your views about how did you actually find these facts and figures, share more if you know any.

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Nida Zaidi loves exploring new ways to Make Money Online. She has always enjoyed making a living out of Social Media, Online Marketing and content writing. She is a Gold star SEM contributor and a co-author.

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Comments

  1. Vivek Gowda says:

    Great Collection…wondered with such a huge stats…

    Thanx nida for listing…

  2. Iftikhar:
    Nice post ,thanks for this Awesome Post , i really learn alot of this article 🙂

  3. amazing article.. thanks for sharing with us ..

  4. Thanks Nida i really don’t know many of them. It increases my knowledge with great facts.

  5. Some interesting facts out there. The most interesting from the list is probably item 43. I can’t believe the amount was only 500k.



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