Facebook active users hit 1 billion at least once a month
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Facebook active users hit 1 billion at least once a month

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The Facebook success record since inception

Created and Founded by CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook is the leading online social media where various activities take place every day; it recorded a success of connecting the whole world on one platform. Since launch, Facebook has been growing strongly with registrations of subscribers flooding in everyday, more credit to the brain behind the picture, Mark Zuckerberg.Facebook Mark Zuckerberg

Recently, Facebook made an announcement reporting that the active usage of the social media platform has hit 1 billion over and over again at least once a month. In the report, it was revealed that 1.13 trillion ‘likes’ along with 140.3 billion peeps connections had been generated since inception, photo shares hit 219 billion since the 2005 launch revealing the population of photos currently on Facebook, except the deleted ones.

The check-ins made on Facebook has gone up to 17 billion which are location tagged updates.

The data collection also tells us that songs played 22 billion times had reached 62.6 million, that will be around 210, 000 years of music and stand for played songs since the music listening application had been launched in September 2011.

Speaking on these achievements, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg said, “This morning there are more than one billion people using Facebook actively each month. Thank you for giving me and my little team the honor of serving you. Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in my life.”


More on the report showed that 2.7 billion and 2.45 billion content items ‘Likes’ are being shared everyday on Facebook, also over 300 million photos are uploaded on daily basis. On Facebook mobile, the report revealed that 600 million users access Facebook from their mobile device at least once a month.

Over 7,000 different mobile devices is accessing Facebook and more than 170 million customers are driven to Apple’s apps store and Google Play on monthly basis. The census also revealed that iOS and Android apps built with Facebook integration had hit 185, 000, 55% for Android and iOS is grossing 40% of the apps which is Facebook integrated.

As Facebook reported, over nine million websites and apps are Facebook integrated and the timeline apps which has been launched is over 7,000 since all developers were given rights to Open Graph in Jan 2012. More than 220 million active users per month were found on Facebook App Center and the number of Facebook gamers every month is around 235 million.

As CEO Mark Zuckerberg was rounding up, he said, “I am committed to working every day to make Facebook better for you, and hopefully together one day we will be able to connect the rest of the world too.”

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  1. apps.designtailors

    October 7, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    always nice your post …

    • Olukunle Moses

      October 7, 2012 at 3:38 pm

      You are welcome

  2. aresmoner

    October 8, 2012 at 12:40 am

    Facebook is undoubtedly one of the best social networking site around. With the growing number of users day by day, there is a bigger chance for you succeed online. You can promote your business to the millions of users.

  3. sandy

    October 8, 2012 at 3:14 am

    Well done. Your post i s great.

    • Olawale Daniel

      October 11, 2012 at 1:41 am

      Hey Sandy, thanks for your comment and time

  4. jeff risk

    October 10, 2012 at 9:51 am

    always nice your post …Thanks………

  5. sarra

    October 15, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    Really nice post thank for share such information it was so useful for me ^___^

  6. Funmi

    October 16, 2012 at 2:18 am

    Yea, its really a good news for facebook and i can now see the hardwork and effort of mark zuck in his quest to control the internet like Google

  7. Peter

    October 19, 2012 at 5:33 am

    There is no doubt in the fact that facebook has become the ultimate destination for online socialising in a small period. A large amount of the total world population is currently using facebook on a daily basis and is active through their smartphones, laptops and computers. This makes it prominent to be used by so many users.

    • Olukunle Moses

      November 6, 2012 at 4:35 pm

      Facebook is really great, most of its users access it from mobile devices.

  8. Amy W. Morgan

    October 24, 2012 at 11:40 pm

    It’ interesting that they hit that user benchmark. I wonder what percentage are genuinely “active” users and how they assess this.

    • Olukunle Moses

      November 6, 2012 at 4:04 pm

      Their server would have been able to monitor all activities I guess. You are welcome here.

  9. Abdul Wahab

    November 3, 2012 at 5:10 am

    Nice post Bro

    • Olukunle Moses

      November 6, 2012 at 3:43 pm


  10. Kevin

    November 6, 2012 at 4:17 am

    This is indeed a big number. Most of the population of the world knows how to use a computer or laptop and also use internet on it. They all are online for some or the other purposes at some point of the day and this is getting them closer. Hence, billions of people are active on social networking sites like facebook.

    • Olukunle Moses

      November 6, 2012 at 3:33 pm

      Yea, social networking has now become a way of life. It keeps you busy althrough the day without feeling bored.

  11. Naser

    November 6, 2012 at 4:02 pm

    None of the social networking sites can compete with facebook. As Google is search giant, facebook is social networking giant. 🙂

    • Olukunle Moses

      November 6, 2012 at 4:23 pm

      Yea, Google is good for business.

  12. Ben

    November 7, 2012 at 12:33 am

    Totally rich guy. I am not a big fan of the site, but instead I am a fan of his strategy.

  13. vzay

    November 8, 2012 at 8:35 am

    oh that will be great


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