Facebook Statistics

Facebook is the largest social network in the world with 500 million active users of whom 50% log in on a daily basis. So, it is no wonder why marketers are interested in figuring out how to reach their target audience using Facebook. This graphic provides even more statistics about Facebook’s huge user base.


Facebook Statistics Infographic
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Facebook statistics to tweet:

  • Facebook was launched in February 2004 and had 1 million active users by December 2004 »tweet«
  • Facebook has more than 500 million active users »tweet«
  • Facebook had 50 million active users on October 2007 »tweet«
  • Facebook had 100 million active users on August 2008 »tweet«
  • 50 percent of @facebook active users log on in any given day »tweet«
  • An average @facebook user has 130 friends »tweet«
  • An average @facebook user spends 700 minutes per month on facebook »tweet«
  • More than 30 billion pieces of content are shared on facebook each month »tweet«
  • An average @facebook user creates 90 pieces of content each month »tweet«
  • Each day, 50% of active @facebook users log in »tweet«
  • Each day, @facebook Pages have created 5.3 billion fans »tweet«
  • Each day, 55 million status updates are made on @facebook »tweet«
  • Each day, 35 million people update their status on @facebook »tweet«
  • Over 300,000 @facebook users helped translate the site to 70 available translations »tweet«
  • About 70% of @facebook users are outside the United States »tweet«
  • More than 150 million active users currently access @facebook through their mobile device »tweet«
  • There are more than 550,000 applications currently on @facebook platform »tweet«
  1. Facebook is the biggest informal community on the planet with 500 million animated clients of whom 50% log in every day. Thus, it is no big surprise why advertisers are fascinated by deciphering how to achieve their intended interest group utilizing Facebook.

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  3. I was working on gathering information about the book ‘facebook diet’ and landed on this infographic. What a lovely work of art, can you share the software you used to develop this..Thanks

  4. average user has 130 friends. i think that’s also applicable in real life, not just in facebook. most of the numbers here about facebook has doubled since this was posted e.g facebook now has 900+ million user

  5. Penny Maillette Nov 20, 2013 at 9:08 am

    How many stories does the average Facebook user see in their news feed per day?

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