Today Pingdom has put something together some stats and charts with the goal of proving that Facebook may be able to become the biggest “country” on the planet (in terms of population) by the year 2016.
Three years ago, Noting that Facebook already overtook the U.S. China and India are still ahead of the social network. Stats they use to set up their case: 2.4 billion Internet users in the world, 41.6% of them were Facebook users by the end of 2012 (compared to 4.4% in 2007), and Facebook penetration was 14% by the end of 2012, up from 5.3% in 2009 Pingdom points out that.
The Facebook penetration may Also follow, Facebook is at rest blocked in China. If this modifies in the future, the world’s major online market opens up to Facebook says Pingdom.
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