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10 Eye-popping Facts About Facebook<br />
Fact #1<br />Facebook is the #1 website worldwide with more page views than Google. <br />Only Google out ranks it in terms of unique visitors, (but not for long).<br />Source: Nielsen, Global Faces and Networked Places, 2009 <br />
Fact #2<br />75% of Americans, and 66% of the global internet population visit social networks. <br />And it’s growing at 3x the rate of the overall internet.<br />Growth Rate<br />Internet<br />Source: Nielsen, Global Faces and Networked Places, 2009 <br />
Fact #3<br />Facebook has 400 million+ users. If it were a nation it would be the world’s third-largest country by population <br />It took just 2 years to reach its first 50 million users. <br />The internet took 5 years. <br />Source: Nielsen, Global Faces and Networked Places, 2009 <br />
Fact #4<br />Average U.S person spends 66 hours/month online<br />7 are spent on Facebook<br />More than all the time spent on Google, Yahoo, YouTube, Microsoft/Bing, Wikipedia and Amazon combined <br />Source: www.census.gov<br />
Fact #5<br />4.5 billion updates are posted to Facebook/week<br />6.7 billion total world population<br />vs.<br />Source: Nielsen, Global Faces and Networked Places, 2009 & The World Bank<br />
Fact #6<br />Facebook delivers more than 2x the upstream traffic to news and media sites than Google. <br />RIP Google? <br />Source: Hitwise 2/2/10<br />
Fact #7<br />Facebook ‘Like’ is a new index of the web, based on users’ choices.<br />Facebook served <br />1 billion ‘Likes’ <br />in the first 24 hours after its launch.<br />Source: Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook interviewed on the Wall Street Journal Blog<br />
Fact #8<br />100 million+ people have used Facebook Connect, to share details with other websites. <br />Visitors are 200% more likely to log in to your website using Facebook Connect than any on site log in.<br />Time to ditch your site’s login and use Facebook Connect?<br />Source: Facebook Connect website<br />
Fact #9<br />33% of Facebook users are fans of brands. That’s more than 132 million people. <br />#1 reason for becoming a fan? To get special offers and promotions.<br />Source: Chadwick Martin Bailey and iModerate Research Technologies, 3/10/10<br />
Fact #10<br />56% of web buyers cite the Facebook Wall and Fan pages as having significant influence over buying decisions.<br />Source: Etailing group and Power reviews 2010 Social Shopping Study<br />
Are you running two unconnected websites, one on Facebook? <br />It’s time to leverage this powerhouse.<br />Source: Etailing group and Power reviews 2010 Social Shopping Study<br />
Find out more.<br />Learn about Facebook Like and Connect and what they mean for ecommerce.<br />www.seewhy.com/facebook<br />
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