80 Surprising Facebook Facts Update In 2020

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Here are the list of 80 Surprising Facebook Facts Update In 2020:

List Of Amazing Facebook Facts:

  • The Asia Pacific is the largest at 449 million
  • Europe has another 301 million.
  • Facebook messenger has 600 million users
  • Every second there are 20,000 people on Facebook. This means in just 18 minutes there are 11 million users on Facebook
  • On average there are 486,183 users a minute accessing Facebook from their mobile
  • 79% of all users are accessing Facebook from their mobile.
  • There are 745 million daily mobile users
  • Facebook is adding 7,246 people every 15 minutes or 8 per second
  • Every minute there are 150,000 messages sent
  • Every 15 minutes there are over 49 million posts. To be precise 49,433,000 or 3 million posts per minute
  • There are 100,000 friend requests every 10 minutes
  • There are 500,000 Facebook “likes” every minute
  • Facebook generates $1.4 million in revenue every hour
  • Nearly  73% of Facebook’s ad revenue comes from mobile advertising
  • Facebook earns $2.5 billion a quarter from mobile advertising
  • People share 1.3 million pieces of content on Facebook every minute of every day
  • In November of 2014the number of video uploads to Facebook exceeded YouTube video uploads according to Social Bakers
  • Facebook generated $12.47 billion in sales in 2014 (a rise of 58% year on year)
  • Photo uploads are 350 million per day
  • Users spend 21 minutes per day on average on Facebook
  • 31% of US senior citizens are on Facebook
  • 66% of all millennials (15-34-year-olds) use Facebook
  • People spend 927 million hours a month playing Facebook games
  • There are 1 billion mobile app links enabled on Facebook (Source: Jeff Bullas)

List Of Awesome Facebook Facts:

  • Mark Zuckerberg’s First Idea Was a Site Called Facemash.
  • Zuckerberg’s Second Idea Was an Online Student Directory
  • Facebook Is the Third Most Popular Site in the World.
  • 71% of Americans Use Facebook
  • Women Use Facebook More than Men
  • Facebook Users Have Uploaded 250 Billion Photos
  • The Older Generation is Growing More Interested in Facebook
  • Facebook is Super Popular in Rural Areas
  • Up to 98% of People on Facebook Use Mobile\
  • The Difference Between Conservative & Liberal Facebook Users Is 1%
  • 88% of Facebook Users Created an Account to Stay in Touch with Family & Friends
  • 3/4 of Facebook Users Visit the Site Daily
  • Facebook Users Will Follow a Brand to Get a Special Offer
  • You Can Download a Copy of Everything You’ve Ever Done on Facebook
  • You Can Find Out How Much Time You Spend on Facebook (Source: Search Engine Journal)

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List Of Interesting Facebook Facts:

  • Facebook stores approximately 300 PETABYTES of user data on its servers.
  • In 2014, the alleged global economic impact of Facebook was approximately $227 billion.
  • Facebook’s user base grows by eight people per second, or 7,246 people every 15 minutes.
  • In 2015, Facebook boasted 22% of WORLDWIDE mobile Internet advertising revenue.
  • Adult Facebook users in the United States spend 68% of their mobile device time using apps.
  • There are now more than 2 million active advertisers on Facebook.
  • Facebook ads targeting custom audiences have 14% lower cost-per-click and 64% lower cost-per-conversions than ads utilizing interest- or category-based targeting, on average.
  • The Facebook advertising format with the lowest cost-per-click is the Sponsored Page Action Story format, which has an average CPC of just $0.11.
  • Posts published between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. EST receive approximately 88% more interactions on average than posts published at other times of the day.
  • In September 2014, Facebook users watched a collective 1 billion videos per day.
  • Posting just once or twice per day on Facebook yields an average of 40% more engagement than posting three or more times per day.  (Source: Word Stream)

Some Incredible Facebook Facts:

  • There are 2.375bn billion monthly active users (as of Q3 2018).
  • There are 1.49 billion daily active users.
  • 47% of Facebook users only access the platform through mobile.
  • 83% of parents on Facebook are friends with their children.
  • In 2015, Facebook’s average advertising revenue per user was US$11.96.
  • 40% of users don’t like any brand pages – meaning paid adverts are the only way to reach them.
  • Over 2bn people can be reached through Facebook ads.
  • There are over 60 million active business Pages.
  • Facebook claimed 19% of the $70 billion spent on mobile advertising worldwide in 2015.
  • Facebook’s revenue from ad spend is 1.9x bigger in Q1 2019 compared to Q1 2017.
  • The average (mean) number of friends is 338, and the median (midpoint) number of friends is 200.
  • Facebook adds 500,000 new users every day; 6 new profiles every second.
  • Facebook generates 4 new petabytes of data per day.
  • Facebook accounts for 62% of social logins made by consumers to sign into the apps and websites of publishers and brands.
  • Over 1bn of those are mobile-only users.
  • The most popular page is Facebook’s main page with 213m likes. Samsung is second with 159m, while Cristiano Ronaldo is third with 122m. (Source: Brand Watch)

Best 15 Valuable Facebook Facts:

  • Core Message/Takeaway:  There are nearly 3 billion people actively using Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp or Messenger each month. That includes 2.6 billion people using Facebook alone, and more than 2.3 billion people using at least one of their services every day.
  • Worldwide, there are over 2.6 billion monthly active users (MAUs) as of March 31 2020. This is a 10 percent increase in Facebook MAUs year-over-year.  This is compared to 2.38 billion MAUs for Q1 2019 and 2.38 billion MAUs for December 2019. (Source: Facebook 04/29/2020) Facebook is simply too big to ignore as an on-going part of your digital marketing communications program.  Not including Instagram, WhatsApp or other properties.
  • 1.73 billion people on average log onto Facebook daily and are considered daily active users (Facebook DAU) for March 2020.  This represents an 11 percent increase in year-over-year. This compares to 1.66 billion DAU for December 2019. (Source: Facebook 04/29/2020).  Sixty-seven percent of Facebook’s audience would be considered Daily Active Users (DAU) versus Monthly Active Users (MAU).  The Implication: A huge and vastly growing number of Facebook users are active and consistent in their visits to the site, making them a promising audience for your marketing efforts.
  • EW.  Family Monthly Active People (MAP) was 2.99 billion as of March 31, 2020, an increase of 11 percent year-over-year. This is compared to 2.89 billion for December 31, 2019, which was an increase of 9 percent year-over-year.  See note below that explains Family metrics in more detail.
  • According to eMarketer, Facebook’s growth is happening in developing countries where they claim Facebook will gain more than 250 million users between 2019 and 2023.
  • Facebook is the third-most visited website outranked only by Google and YouTube.
  • According to Pew Research, a 2019 study survey showed that among U.S. adults who use Facebook, around three-quarters (74%) visit the site at least once a day.  The share of adult Facebook users who visit the site at least once a day is higher than the shares of Instagram users (63%) and Snapchat users (61%) who visit those sites at least daily.
  • 60 Percent of Gen Zers wish they could communicate with more brands via messaging and Facebook is a great way to do this. Read more through the Facebook IQ report on Gen Z.
  • 43% of Gen Zers surveyed say they find it difficult to choose what to watch, listen to, and read. Facebook, as well as Instagram, are a great way to nurture these relationships in a natural and brand-relevant way.  You can read more through the Facebook report on Gen Z mentioned above.  Gen Z is already estimated to influence $143B in spending in the US alone according to the Barkley report. (Source: Zephoria)

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