Sunday, 25 July 2010

Facebook hits 500million: Social Media by numbers

Facebook launched in 2004 and has over 500 million members worldwide

Twitter launched in 2006 and has over 100 million registered users globall


People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on the site.

An average user has 130 friends.

There are over 900 million objects in total that Facebook users can interact with, such as community pages.

The average Facebook user is connected 80 pages, groups and events.

The average member creates 90 pieces of content each month.

More than 30 billion pieces of content, like photos, web links and news stories, are shared each month.

About 70 per cent of Facebook users are from outside of the US.

It took five months for Facebook to attract an extra 100 million users, from 400 million to 500 million.

Last January Faceb only had 150 million members.

The site has yet to become the leading social network in Russia, China, Japan or Korea.

Facebook was valued at $11.5 billion according to Sharespost’s March 2010


Launched in 2006.

Twitter has over 100 million registered users worldwide.

Approximately sixty-five million tweets are sent each day.

Over two billion tweets are now posted on Twitter per month.

Approximately 1,000 tweets are posted a second.

Over 15 billion tweets have been posted in total.

More than 135,000 new people are registering on the site per day.

Twitter was valued at $1 billion (£680 million) at its last round of funding in September 2009.


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