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Facebook One Billion Milestone

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg this week announced that his social networking website now has more than one billion regular users worldwide.

Facebook has reached this milestone in little over eight years after being founded in 2004 with users amassing a total of 1.13 trillion ‘likes’, 219 billion photographs and 17 billion location check-ins along the way.

To mark this feat we thought we’d take a look at the significant milestones that Facebook passed on its way to becoming the undisputed social networking champion.

January 2006 – 25 Million Users

Average User Age – 19

Biggest Users – United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany & Australia

Users who joined Facebook at this time now have on average 598 friends

October 2007 – 50 Million Users

Average User Age – 26

Biggest Users – United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Turkey  & Australia

Users who joined Facebook at this time now have on average 321 friends

August 2008 – 100 Million Users

Average User Age – 23

Biggest Users – United Kingdom, United States, France, Turkey & Chile

Users who joined Facebook at this time now have on average 334 friends

July 2010 – 500 Million Users

Average User Age – 23

Biggest Users – United States, Brazil, India, Indonesia & Mexico

Users who joined Facebook at this time now have on average 305 friends

Facebook at One Billion Users

Average User Age – 22

Biggest Users – United States, Brazil, India, Indonesia & Mexico

Mobile users – 600 million

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