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FarmVille More Popular Than Twitter

As Facebook hits 350 million users around the globe, one of its most popular applications, FarmVille, is rivaling another popular social media site, Twitter.

In a meeting with TechRadar, Facebook revealed that its website garnered about 200 billion page views per month, with 1.6 billion messages sent daily and 2.5 billion photos uploaded per month.

FarmVille is an addicting game that allows players to develop their own farm from scratch by plowing land, harvesting crops and trees and raising cows, chickens and other various animals. Players can also decorate their farm with buildings, scarecrows, hay bales and other farm accessories. According to Facebook, the application (just one of the 90,000 available on Facebook) has 69 million users – more than Twitter’s user base.

Facebook also released other statistics related its user demographics. The social networking site’s average user base is getting older, as the 35+ category is the fastest growing. Furthermore, at least 53% of Facebook users visit the site on a daily basis, demonstrating how integrated the site is in the lives of its users.

To read the article on TechRadar, click here.

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