Facebook Spends At Least $20 Million Annually to House Data Centers
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To date, Facebook’s 200 million active users upload about 850 million photos and eight million videos per month, according to the company. While most users don’t consider the burdens of hosting that much information, Facebook’s leaders and investors surely are, if a report from Data Center Knowledge provides any indication of how much it costs to run the site.
According to the analysis, Facebook spends between $20 million to $25 million alone on the space that houses its servers.