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June 13th, 2011

50 stats about Facebook that an entrepreneur should care

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Written by: Balaji

Only India and China have more population than the Facebook and it is fast becoming the main marketing & PR medium for successful companies worldwide. While Indian populace are fast embracing the Facebook, getting rid of Orkut, Indian startups have not fully utilized this potential. Here are the reasons why you need to take a note:

  • More than 650 million active users
  • In 20 minutes 1,000,000 links are shared on Facebook
  • In 20 minutes 10.2 million comments are posted
  • 48% of 18 to 34 year olds check Facebook right when they wake up
  • Average user is connected to 80 community pages, groups and events
  • There are more than 200 mobile operators in 60 countries working to deploy and promote Facebook mobile products
  • More than 2.5 million websites have integrated with Facebook, including over 80 of comScore’s U.S. Top 100 websites and over half of comScore’s Global Top 100 websites

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About the Author

+Balaji heads a consultancy firm - Agni Innovation Labs - that helps small businesses, law firms and political campaigners launch their brand successfully. The services include blogging, press releases, social media strategy development and email campaigning. Contact the author: balaji [at] theagni [dot] com for more details.


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