Facebook fun facts


Since 2004, the popular social media platform run by Mark Zuckerberg has witnessed immense growth globally. Facebook users of different ages are increasingly active in connecting with each other and sharing content more frequently. This year the number has hit 2 billion people!

Here are some fun facts of the popular social media app we have all grown accustomed to:

Number of monthly active users: 2.01 billion

The average Facebook user has 155 “friends”

74% of college graduates are on Facebook

87% of online users of age 18-29 are on Facebook

56% of senior online users aged 65 and up use Facebook

The Facebook like button has been pressed 1.13 trillion times..!

The average time spent on Facebook per visit is 20 minutes

The average monthly time spent on Facebook is 600 hours

More than 83% of daily active users are outside the US and Canada

48% of people aged 18-34 years old check Facebook when they wake up

55 million status updates are made every day

243,000 photo uploads per minute, making 350 million uploaded photos every day

More than 40 million small businesses have active Facebook pages

An average of 100 million hours of video is watched on Facebook daily

Source: Omnicore