Did you know that Facebook has 400M active users? Half of that log in at any given time. And don’t be surprised if the Philippines which was named as the SMS capital of the world belongs to Top 10 which has almost 14M users as of May 2010? The top ten countries includes:
- United States of America – 125M
- United Kingdom – 26M
- Indonesia – 24.5M
- Turkey – 22M
- France – 18M
- Italy – 16M
- Canada – 15M
- Philippines – 14M
- Mexico – 11M
- Spain – 10M
Moreover according to Facebook, there are about 1ooM users who access the site via their mobile device such as iPod, and cellphones.
Here’s more, Social Networking sites are mostly blocked in the offices but there are still who access it in anyway they can – via proxy servers, mobile phones and probably they sneak to the nearest Internet Cafe’s before they go home.
Facebook was founded in 2004 by young US Entrepreneurs – Mark Elliot Zuckerberg which was born on May 14, 1984, Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin, and Chris Hughes while attending Harvard. Zuckerberg is one of the youngest Billionaire with worth P4B US Dollars.
Its current Board is composed of the following – Members: Mark Zuckerberg, Marc Andreessen, Jim Breyer, Don Graham and Peter Thiel; Observer: David Sze; Observer: Paul Madera
Facebook has overtaken Friendster already by far. While Friendster was the first to be patronized in the Philipines, now its FB who is the word of mouth of everybody else in the coffee shops and offices. Seldom you will hear people ask for their email address, they would ask for your Facebook and your celphone number.