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Wednesday, 16th September 2009

Social Media Stats: Facebook Passes 300 Million Users (Worldwide); Twitter Continues to Grow in U.S.

+ Facebook Passes 300 Million Users (via Facebook Blog)

Mark Zuckerberg Writes:

As of today, Facebook now serves 300 million people across the world. It's a large number, but the way we think about this is that we're just getting started on our goal of connecting everyone.

Because we want to make it as easy and fast as possible for the world to connect, one of the things we think a lot about is how to make Facebook perform even faster and more efficiently as we grow. We face a lot of fun and important challenges that require rethinking the current systems for enabling information flow across the web.

See Also: Milestones: Facebook Passes 65 Million Active Mobile Users

+ US Twitter Usage Surpasses Earlier Estimates (via e Marketer)

In 2009, there will be 18 million US adults who access Twitter on any platform at least monthly. That represents a 200% increase over 2008 levels. Usage will reach 26 million US adults in 2010, a further 44.4% climb.

Hat Tip: SEL


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