Facebook by the Numbers in 2010 [STATS]
Facebook users uploaded more than 2.7 million photographs, shared 1 million links and “liked” 7.6 million pages every 20 minutes in 2010, according to the company.
Among other data the social network is releasing: Lady Gaga was the most-liked celebrity on Facebook() with 24.7 million likes, beating out Eminem with 23.7 million and Barack Obama, who had 17.2 million.
The numbers also offer a snapshot into Facebook users’ love lives in 2010. Some 43,869,800 people changed their relationship status to single during the year while 3,025,791 changed it to “it’s complicated.” Another 28,460,516 changed their status to in a relationship, 5,974,574 to engaged and 36,774,801 to married.
Meanwhile, here’s a look at Facebook activity from a randomly chosen 20 minutes:
Shared links: 1,000,000
Tagged() photos: 1,323,000
Event invites sent out: 1,484,000
Wall posts: 1,587,000
Status updates: 1,851,000
Friend() requests accepted: 1,972,000
Photos uploaded: 2,716,000