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Infographic: The Business of Facebook Facebook has 610,736,920 MEMBER PROFILES. That's one for every ELEVEN people on the planet. Based on page views and users, Facebook is the NO. 2 site in the U.S., behind Google and ahead of YouTube and Yahoo . EVERY 60 SECONDS ON FACEBOOK, USERS send 230,000 messages, update 95,000 statuses, write 80,000 wall posts, tag 65,000 photos, share 50,000 links— and affirm or disparage them all with half a million comments.
Early this year, eMarketer predicted that social media giants like Facebook and Twitter will see their ad revenues ascend. Their prediction is that in 2011, 132.5 million U.S internet users will use the social network monthly. As for Twitter, the number of international users will increase more than that of domestic users. The increase in number of Facebook users is estimated by eMarketer to be 13.4 percent.
The surge of new Facebook users in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) continues, as over 1.64 Million people joined the Social Network over the last month, pushing the total count of MENA Facebook users to over 40 Million. Out of the global Facebook user base of 400 Million people, approximately one-tenth presently live in the MENA region. Download the MENA Facebook Usage and Statistics Report for more detailed analysis. People living in the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Qatar, Israel and Bahrain are leading the adoption of Facebook in the region. Over one-quarter of the population in each of these countries are Facebook users. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>