THE FACEBOOK NATION
It's where the world is flocking and there's no stopping. Its over 600 million strong, and only two ranks away from being the most populated 'nation'. Here's Looking at you, Facebook! •
CAPITAL (HEADQUARTERS) PalO ALIO, California, USA | POPULATION (USERS) 620 225 340 | HEAD OF STATE (FOUNDER) Mark Zuckerberg | DATE OF ORIGIN February 4, 2004 | GDP (REVENUE) $2 Billion | LANGUAGE Multilingual
WHO THEY ARE? A WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS
There are 8 new members added to Facebook every second from countries all over the world. Here are the top 15 countries with maximum Facebookers.
USERS (IN MILLIONS)
Fast and furious
Years to reach 50 million users:
Radio - 38 years
TV - 13 years
Internet - 4 years
IPod - 3 years
Facebook added 100 million
users in Less than 9 months
Did you know?
There are only 3 countries with less than 1000 Facebook users. Vatican City stays at the bottom with 40 users.
SEX & THE CITY
Even though female members of Facebook seem to be far more active users, figures show an almost equal number of registered male and female members.
WHAT'S AGE GOT TO DO WITH IT?
Facebook might be home to twenty somethingers and teens, yet the Fastest growing age group at the moment is 65+!
WHAT THEY LIKE?
It's obvious, Facebookers love Facebook. A look at the world's most 'liked' pages reveal Facebook amongst the top 3, along with integrated game applications, Texas Hold'em Poker & Farmville.
Did you know? Facebook pages with landing tabs grew 38% faster than pages without.
Top 3 brands on Facebook
Did you know?
Amongst the most 'liked' brands on Facebook, food products are mostly on top.
Looking at brands 'liked' from the countries with most number of users: USA confirms its tag as the 'fast food nation'. The English dig chocolates while India seems to underline the explosion of mobile phones in the country.
as of Dec. 2010 all other figures as of Feb 2011