Facebook Crosses 250 Million User Mark, Adds 100 Million New Users in 6 Months

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Another 100 days, another 50 million users for Facebook. Just three months after crossing the 200 million user mark, and six months after crossing the 150 million user mark, Facebook announced today that a quarter-billion people are now actively using the site each month. If Facebook were a country, it would now easily be the fourth most populous in the world.

Earlier this month, we noticed an uptick in Facebook’s recent growth. While Facebook has been growing at around 300,000 to 400,000 active users per day for most of the last three quarters, its growth rate increased in recent weeks to around 700,000



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