Facebook hits one billion users

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Facebook reached 1 billion monthly active users on September 14 at 12.45 PM*
Since Facebook launched, there have been :
Over 1.13 trillion likes since launch in February 2009
140.3 billion friend connections
219 billion photos uploaded
17 billion location-tagged posts, including check-ins
62.6 million songs have been played 22 billion times – that’s about 210,000 years of music
*Pacific time.
Characteristics of users joining the week Facebook hit one billion (Sept 2012)
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
Facebook now has 600M mobile users

Characteristics of users joining the week Facebook hit 500M users (July 2010)
The median age of the user at that time was about 23
Top five countries where people connected from at the time we reached this milestone were Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and the United States
Users signing up at this time now have an average of 305 friends

Characteristics of users joining the week we hit 100M (August 2008)
The median age of the user at that time was about 26
The top five countries where people connected from at the time we reached this milestone were Chile, France, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
The user signing up at this time now has an average 334 friends

Characteristics of users joining the week Facebook hit 50M users (October 2007)
The median age of the user signing up at this time was about 26
Top five countries where people connected from at the time we reached this milestone were Australia, Canada, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States
Users signing up at this time now have an average of 321 friends

Characteristics of users joining the week Facebook hit 25M users (January 2006)
The median age of users signing up at that time was about 19
The top five countries where people connected from at the time we reached this milestone were Australia, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States
Users who signed up at this time now have an average of 598 friends.

Notes from the Facebook Newsroom.

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