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Datenschutz in sozialen Netzwerken: Deutsche besonders empfindlich. F.A.Z.-Community. Latest Data on Facebook’s US Growth by Age and Gender – October 1, 2009. Latest Data on Facebook’s US Growth by Age and Gender – October 1, 2009 We’ve been keeping track of Facebook’s self-reported demographic statistics on the US market for a while now, and here’s the latest update for October 1, 2009.

Latest Data on Facebook’s US Growth by Age and Gender – October 1, 2009

While Facebook says these stats, provided to advertisers, are not necessarily real time, they do give us a sense of how Facebook is growing. On the whole, Facebook’s US audience grew by 8.6% in September to 88.3 million uniques (compare to latest data from Quantcast, Compete, and comScore). Here’s how Facebook’s gender and sex numbers break down as of today: (Note: about 5% of users do not report either gender or age, and are not included in this chart.)

Where did the growth come from? However, on the whole, we see that Facebook is still growing most quickly percentage-wise amongst users over 45 – an interesting demographic trend that started earlier this year. Sponsored Post Hands-On Social Media Training for Beginners. How Big is Social Media in the UK? The social media and networking phenomenon is growing extremely fast in the UK.

How Big is Social Media in the UK?

Eighty-five percent of the population is online; they spend more than six hours on social media sites every month, nearly 60% of them read blogs and 64% have their own profile on a social network. The numbers come from Simply Zesty, an Ireland-based online PR and social media firm that has put together a nifty video with many interesting social media-related figures. The facts and numbers in the video are based on UK's online population, but many of them ring true for most parts of the online world. Check it out below.