Facebook Facts & Figures 2011: An Amazing Insight


The year 2010 has been fantastic for Facebook. Company crossed the 500 million users mark, got evaluated 50 billion dollars valuation and Mark Zuckerberg became person of the year for Time magazine. While all this were getting celebrated, many micro stats –who were highly responsible for making Facebook a Titan in social media industry – were scrolling unnoticed. Consequently, many post effects has been identified which can really surprise to people.

Here is an infogrpahy of Facebook which reveals many amazing facts & figures of Facebook for 2011 – Thanks to OnlineSchools.org. Reaching close to 600 million users, Facebook is getting accessed by 1 in every 13 people on this planet. Interestingly, with 50% active users ( 250 million) who log-in every day, Facebook is one of the most responsive networking tools on Internet. The average user still has about 130 friends, but that should expand in 2011.

48% of users, age between 18 -34, first check the Facebook when they wake up in the morning and on further interesting note  28% doing so before even getting out of bed. The 35+ demographic is growing rapidly, now with over 30% of the entire Facebook user base. The core 18-24 year old segment is now growing the fastest at 74% year on year. Almost 72% of all US internet users are on now Facebook, while 70% of the entire user base is located outside of the US.

Over 700 Billion minutes a month are spent on Facebook, 20 million applications are installed per day and over 250 million people interact with Facebook from outside the official website on a monthly basis, across 2 million websites. Over 200 million people access Facebook via their mobile phone. 48% of young people said they now get their news through Facebook. Meanwhile, in just 20 minutes on Facebook over 1 million links are shared, 2 million friend requests are accepted and almost 3 million messages are sent.

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