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Facebook Story: From Zero to One Billion Users

Facebook has had an incredible journey of success.
Samyak Lalit | October 13, 2012 (Last update: September 23, 2017)

Samyak Lalit is an Indian author and disability rights activist. He is the principal author and founder of projects like TechWelkin, WeCapable, Viklangta, Kavita Kosh among many others.

Just like Google, Facebook also has a great number of interesting facts and trivia associated with it. I have already published Google Facts, now here is an infographic on Facebook Facts. You can share this infographic wherever you like. I have another article for even more Facebook trivia information. These facts and statistics can be used in quiz competitions.

Facebook Facts

Facebook reached 1 billion monthly active users on September 14 2012 at 12.45 PM Pacific time.

Since Facebook launched:

  • Over 1.13 trillion likes since launch in February 2009
  • 140.3 billion friend connections
  • 219 billion photos uploaded (Data was pulled on 9/10/2012, and represents the total # of photos currently on this site – in other words, it excludes deleted photos. If we wanted to include all photos ever uploaded, the estimate we have is 265 billion. Photo uploading launched fall 2005.)
  • 17 billion location-tagged posts, including check-ins (Includes location-tagged posts as well as check-ins. Data was pulled 9/10/2012, and represents total location-tagged posts & check-ins since launch of the product in August 2010)
  • 62.6 million songs have been played 22 billion times – that’s about 210,000 years of music (Data was pulled on 9/11/2012, and represents song plays since the launch of music-listening applications in September 2011)

Characteristics of users joining in the week when Facebook hit one billion users mark:

  • The median age of the user is about 22
  • The top five countries where people connected from at the time we reached this milestone were Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mexico and the United States (NOTE: in alphabetical order)
  • Facebook now has 600M mobile users
Facebook Facts Infographic

Infographic title: The Facebook Story: Latest Facts and Statistics
Date produced: 12 October 2012
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After Google, Facebook is the second most visited website on Internet (According to Alexa Rank). If you want to enjoy even more trivia information, here I have facts about YouTube and also some facts about the Internet.

I hope this information was useful for you. Please feel free to ask if you have any questions. I will be happy to try and help you. Thank you for using TechWelkin.


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