Direct from Online MBA (Where Business Education Meets the Internet),here are some very interesting facts about Facebook that might surprise you.
• Today, 400 million people log onto their Facebook profile at least once every month; 50 percent are on the site every day.
• Facebook is an international sensation; 70 percent of Facebook users live outside the United States, and the site is available in more than 70 languages.
• Monthly amount of time spent on Facebook: 8.3 billion hours
• Facebook has become so popular, psychologists identified a new mental health disorder: Facebook addiction disorder.
• Court notices can be served through Facebook in Australia.
• Nearly half of Denmark’s population has an active Facebook profile (2,421,380 people out of 5,484,723)
• Women age 55 and up are the fastest growing Facebook demographic in America.
• Total number of active Facebook applications: 550,000+.
• Average number of Facebook friends: 130.
• Number of servers running Facebook’s infrastructure: 10,000.