Facebook cracks 800 million users, half of them use it everyday

by Knowlton Thomas | Culture

Facebook now has 800 million active users, Mark Zuckerberg says, as the company crawls toward the legendary one billion user milestone. Approximately half of these people use Facebook every day.

Of the social network's myriad users, an impressive 44% are now active mobile users. That's roughly 350 million people Facebooking on their tablets and smartphones.

The average number of friends a Facebook user has is 130. 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. Millions of people use Facebook everyday to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet. more

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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