An overview of the Global expansions in mobile social networking

More than 517 million persons in 212 different countries have joined the Facebook Social Web, in the surprisingly short period of time of six years, according to Internet World Stats data as of August 31, 2010 taken from  the Facebook Network itself. This represents about 7.6% of the population.

Facebook usage for August 31 2010:
– WORLD TOTAL: 517,760,460 facebook users (7.6% of the world population)
– Asia: 93,584,580 (2.4%)
– Africa: 17,607,440 (1.7%)
– Europe: 162,104,640 (19.9%)
– Latin America: 68,189,920 (12.4%)
– North America: 149,054,040 (43.3%)
– Middle East: 11,698,120 (5.5%)
– The Caribbean: 3,925,060 (9.4%)
– Oceania / Australia: 11,596,660 (33.4%)

The worlds largest group of Facebook users is of course right now in the US with 132,810,940 users as of August 31. 2010, representing 42.8% of the US population.

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