Facebook closing in on 700 million users

Posted in Facebook by Conner Flynn on June 1st, 2011

Well, we knew that Facebook was massively popular of course, but according to Facebook stat tracker Socialbreaker, the social network is quickly approaching 700,000,000 users worldwide. Emerging markets are showing the most growth with a large lead.

Brazil grew by 11.4% in May of this year alone and added nearly 2 million users. Indonesia added 1.5 million users, the Philippines added 1.3 million and Mexico and Argentina closed out the top-5, adding 1.1 million users each.

The U.S. still holds the top place in terms of volume of Facebook users with 149.4 million users, and Indonesia is a distant second with 37.9 million. Turkey, the U.K. and India round out the top-5 with 28.9 million, 28.6 million and 26.6 million users.

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