Facebook Germany Reaches More Than 1M Users, Gaining Ground on Competitor StudiVZ

While Facebook has achieved significant market penetration in both Switzerland and France this year, with over 14% of the Swiss population and 10% of the French population, growth has been significant but more measured in neighboring Germany. During 2008, the number of Facebook users in Germany grew 144% from just under 500,000 to nearly 1.2 million.