Ethan Beard Touts Facebook Connect at Le Web

LeWebParis09Logo.jpgFacebook development-network director Ethan Beard offered up some statistics on the use of Facebook Connect at the Le Web conference in Paris, TechCrunch reported.

According to Beard, since Facebook Connect launched in December 2008, it has been implemented by more than 80,000 Websites and devices, and more than 60 million members of the social-networking site use it monthly. Beard added that two-thirds of the top 100 Websites the United States as defined by comScore use Facebook Connect, along with one-half of comScore’s global top 100.

Beard also said more than 500,000 applications have been built on Facebook, and more than 70% of the site’s users are from outside of the United States.