Facebook, the social networking site created in the dormitories of Harvard in February 2004, said that it now has 500 million members.
In the company blog on Wednesday, July 22, the 26-year-old chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, said, that it was an ‘an important milestone‘ for Facebook.
According to the site, ‘50% of the active users log on to Facebook in any given day,’ and an average user has 130 friends.
Facebook says that people spend 500 billion minutes per month on Facebook. That makes each members spend in average 1400 minutes (about a full, 24 hours) a month in the site.
Sharing photos is one of the most popular thing people do in Facebook. People upload 30 billion photographs every months. That makes, everybody is sharing about 60 photos a month.
The popularity of Facebook has created real threat to the sites like Google.