# How long did it take for Facebook to reach 1 million users?

Ten (ten) months FaceBook In February 2004, Facebook was launched. In 10 months, the number of users surpassed one million. As a result, we may estimate that it reached the milestone in December 2004. Author's note: According to Alexa, more than one billion hours are spent on the Internet today. If one hour is considered as 60 minutes, then the total amount of time spent on the web is approximately 50 times greater than the estimated number of users at the beginning of 2004.

In February 2005, Facebook announced that it had 200 million active users. At the end of July, Facebook reported that there were 1 billion monthly visitors to its site. Thus, we can conclude that the number of users exceeded 100 million in August 2004.

According to Alexa, more than one billion hours are spent on the Internet today. This means that by the end of 2004, almost everyone on the planet was using Facebook.

As of January 2017, according to Alexa, there are 3 billion online days—that's over two billion hours! The number of users is estimated at nearly three billion people. That means that every person on earth was using Facebook for over 26 hours in 2012.

## When did Facebook become available to everyone?

2006 By the end of the year, it had six million monthly active users. Facebook expanded its membership beyond students in 2006 to everyone over the age of 13. Advertisers were able to establish new and successful client relationships, just as Zuckerberg expected.

## What’s the current number of Facebook users in the world?

The global number of Facebook users is predicted to increase to 1.69 billion by 2020, up from 1.34 million in 2014. From 2015 through 2020, the global Facebook user base (in billions) is expected to grow at a rapid rate, reaching 3.3 billion by 2025.

Facebook's latest report on its platform states that there were 539 million active users around the world as of December 31, 2017.

The number of users increased by about 70 million since April 2016 and by about 20 million since December 2017. There are more than 80 million daily active users (DAUs).

Of these, approximately 700,000 are believed to reside in China. The other 99% of DAUs are located outside of China.

The number of monthly active users (MAUs), which includes people who use the site but aren't logged in every day, is estimated to be 863 million as of December 2017. This represents a growth of about 55 million since April 2016 and about 25 million since December 2017.

Of these, it is estimated that about 30 million are in China. The other 95% of MAUs are located outside of China.

## When did Facebook come out? What year?

On February 4, 2004, Facebook was launched.

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## What was the population of Facebook in 2018?

Regarding Facebook's worldwide stats, it had 2.26 billion users in 2018 and 100 million in 2008 (you can see the data here); the world population in 2008 was 6.8 billion, and it was 7.63 billion in 2018. (you can check the population data here). So the percentage of people on Facebook relative to the total world population was about 0.04%.

Among those using Facebook, 95% were estimated to be online in 2018, compared with 90% in 2008. So this means that 5% of the population were not connected to the internet in 2018.

In terms of countries, Facebook has reached over 500 million users, with approximately 50% living in developing countries. In 2017, it was reported that there were almost equal numbers of men and women using the site.

The average age of Facebook users is 28 years old. Women are more likely than men to use the site, which tends to attract people in their 20s and 30s.

Almost all countries in the world are represented on Facebook, with the exception of North Korea and Somalia.

It is estimated that 2 billion photos are taken each year and nearly half of them are shared with others. This represents a load of electricity needed to power 40,000 homes for a month.

## How many Facebook users were there in 2014?

Global Facebook user base, 2015-2020 The global number of Facebook users is predicted to increase to 1.69 billion by 2020, up from 1.34 million in 2014. The main driver of this growth is expected to be the fast growing mobile platform.

There are about 5% more women than men on Facebook. The average age of a Facebook user is 28 years old. Black Americans make up about 12% of the user base and have their own separate news feed. About 85% of Facebook users live in just 10 countries: India, Indonesia, Russia, Brazil, Egypt, Nigeria, Turkey, Vietnam, Pakistan.

Almost all social media users world-wide share personal information online which can be used to identify them. This means that all personal data such as names, addresses, photos, and videos are able to be found through Google searches or by looking at who posts what on social media platforms.

Facebook has more than 2 billion monthly active users around the world. It is the most popular social networking site in terms of total numbers of users. Twitter is second with more than 300 million monthly active users.

Facebook launched its smartphone app in April 2009. It was initially only available in America but now supports phones from more than 80 different countries.

## When did MySpace hit a million users?

In January of 2004, The website was formally launched in January 2004, and one month later it reached the one million user mark. Myspace might have over 5 million registered users by the end of 2004. The next phase in the company's history also marks its initial valuation. In February 2005, Myspace announced that it had been sold for \$580 million in cash and stock to CBS Corporation.

## When did Facebook surpass 1 billion users?

2012 The number of active Facebook users topped one billion in the third quarter of 2012, making it the first social network to accomplish so. It's also been reported that approximately 50 percent of American adults use Facebook, which means that 50 percent of Americans are not using Facebook. Of those who are using the site, more than 100 million people log on each day.

In a conference call with reporters, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company plans to spend less money on advertising in 2013 than it did in 2012. He says this will allow Facebook to focus on improving its products instead. "Our goal is to make sure we're investing in the future of Facebook, not our past," he said.

Facebook has been growing rapidly for several years now, and while it's still very popular, there are other sites that have even more users. According to statistics from research firm Statista, as of November 2012, Facebook had about 565 million monthly visitors from around the world. That makes it the most visited website in almost every country that has more than 10 million people online. After Facebook, Google is second with around 545 million visitors per month. In some countries, such as India, China, and Indonesia, Google is by far the most used search engine. But worldwide, Facebook is leading the way.

##### Reba Schuyler

Reba Schuyler is a lifestyle writer who focuses on self-help, social media tips, and personal development. She has been in the journalism industry for over 10 years and has written about everything from relationships to parenting to health issues.