29 Dec '11, 1pm

Facebook used by more than half the population in some countries #facebook

Social networking site Facebook has grown to become the biggest social networking site in the world with more than 800 million active users, but just how popular is it with users living around the globe? “Facebook currently has more than 800 million active users. With a world population having just passed the 7 billion barrier , that would mean that around 11% of people on Earth are on Facebook,” said market analyst firm Pingdom in a December 28 post on its Royal Pingdom blog, but added that “[t]hat’s of course not necessarily true, as there are organizations and businesses that have Facebook accounts, and some individuals may have more than one, but it’s a staggering number nonetheless.” The US is often reported as having the largest number of Facebook users in the world; however, it also has a much bigger population than many other Facebook-using countries. Pingdom set o...

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