20 fascinating stats about Facebook

Its stock price is taking a hit, but these numbers about the social network’s user base are incredible (and sort of creepy).

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The social network has reached nearly 1 billion users worldwide, yet reports have suggested its growth in the U.S. has slowed.

With much fanfare it went public in May, but its stock price has fallen to new lows.

After some brands’ executives questioned the effectiveness of Facebook advertising—chiefly General Motors—the website Digiday pondered this week whether the social network is suffering an image problem.

Despite the setbacks, Facebook remains a behemoth in the social media space, as organizations (and the people they employ) continue to wrestle with finding new ways to engage audiences on the social network.

With that in mind, PR Daily looks at 20 recently updated statistics about Facebook:

There are 955 million monthly active users as of June 2012.

And 552 million daily active users on average in June 2012.

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