Facebook Approaches 1 Billion Users

According to an article in Mashable, Facebook will reach 1 billion users before the end of 2012.

Facebook currently has 901 million active users, up 56 million since the start of the year! Other staggering figures quoted in the article are “that its network receives 3.2 billion comments per day and 300 million new photos daily. The site also claims 125 billion friendships.”

Twitter is also gaining massive popularity with 500 million users, though only 140 million are acive.

About Gavin May

Gavin May is a parent at Ivanhoe Grammar School and formerly the Director of ICT. www.icybersafe.com is aimed at helping parents live in a connected world, where the internet is central to much of what we do, and certainly much of what our children do. The easy option is to just block it - the better option is to get involved and stay informed.
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