Now, Facebook boasts of 901 mn users
As Facebook enters the final weeks before its initial public offering, the social networking giant has claimed that it has hit 901 million users and will soon reach the one billion landmark.Updated: Apr 24, 2012 13:31 IST
Facebook has said it has 901 million users and is likely that it pass the one billion user mark well before the end of this year.
The company, which displayed the statistics in its amended S-1 filing, also said that its network receives 3.2 billion comments per day and 300 million new photos daily.
The site also claims 125 billion to have friendships. Of the 901 million users, 526 million were described as daily active users in March. Some 488 million people also used Facebook mobile products that month, according to the filing.
The network had 845 million users when Facebook filed its Initial Public Offering paperwork with the SEC in February 2012,stuff.co.nz reports.
A senior analyst at iCrossing Gregory Lyons has estimated that Facebook would hit one billion users by August.
First Published: Apr 24, 2012 12:57 IST