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From the Facebook Press Room

With 350 million active users, Facebook is one of the largest social networking sites on the web. As a result, users generate a wealth of content as the site continues to grow into an international phenomenon. Here are just a few of the interesting statistics that you may have not known about Facebook.

Company Figures

  • More than 55 million status updates per day
  • 2.5 billion photos posted each month
  • 3.5 billion pieces of content (links, news, photo albums, etc.) shared each week
  • More than 1.6 million active pages on Facebook, generating over 5.3 billion fans

Average User Figures

  • Average user has about 130 friends
  • Average user spends just under one hour per day on Facebook
  • Average user makes about 25 comments per month
  • Average user is a member of 12 groups

International Growth

  • Facebook translates into 70 languages
  • Seventy percent of Facebook users live outside the United States


  • Over one million developers and entrepreneurs from 180 countries
  • Seventy percent of Facebook users access applications
  • At least 250 applications have over one million users
  • About 60 million users access Facebook Connect through an external website


  • Sixty-five million people access Facebook through a mobile device
  • Mobile devices users are 50% more active than non-mobile users

Click here to read Facebook’s entire list of company and user statistics

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