Is Facebook's Growth Slowing? Hell No!

Back in February, the media jumped at the opportunity to say that Facebook growth in the U.K. was slowing. All the numbers on the web via Compete, Alexa, comScore and others pointed to slowing growth. I argued that it was just a seasonal things and that things would be back on the rise. Well, Facebook officially has over 70 million users currently and all the charts now signal continued growth. According to comScore, Facebook is the 5th most trafficked site in the world.

With over 65 billion pages views per month (yes that’s billion with a “B”) Facebook is continuing to experience surging growth and the Alexa numbers show it surging past MySpace. Compete on the other hand shows MySpace as still the leader but no matter which way you look at it, Facebook is on a tear again. While the media buzz may have died down, growth hasn’t at all.

Look for Facebook to surpass 100 million users by the end of the year. The statistics regarding Facebook is staggering and the total number of pageviews surpasses the number seen by Google. While they have yet to figure out the most effective monetization model, making money shouldn’t be too challenging when they have so many page views. It will be interesting to see how long this growth continues.