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Shocking numbers behind Facebook's success

Published On: Feb 03 2012 10:55:08 AM CST   Updated On: Oct 04 2012 12:14:40 PM CDT

Mark Zuckerberg announced today that Facebook has now reached 1 billion users. See other surprising numbers behind the social media titan's success.

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As of 2010, fifty percent of all Facebook users logged on in a given day. The average user spends nearly an hour on Facebook every day. Every 20 minutes, 10.2 million comments were made on the site.

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