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Topic # 110283 6-Oct-2012 12:28 Send private message

It'd be 1,000,000,001 if I ever joined it.

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  Reply # 697115 6-Oct-2012 13:01 Send private message

Many will be fake and abandoned accounts. I had heard that the growth for users in their target base of 16-24 is stagnant and people have now moved to other platforms due to privacy concerns. Also it isn't particularly cool when your parents and grand parents are also using it.

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  Reply # 697117 6-Oct-2012 13:09 Send private message

It is one billion active accounts, not counting fake, inactive and others.




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  Reply # 697123 6-Oct-2012 13:27 Send private message

freitasm: It is one billion active accounts, not counting fake, inactive and others.
It is all to do with how it is worded and calculated though. I wouldn't call someone who only logs in once a month a particularly active user. Maybe if they released the weekly figures, which would be a lot less, it would be more accurate. I also know people who have got fake accounts so they don't want to give their real details to facebook.You can now also setup business accounts without being a personal member, so I wonder those were included

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  Reply # 697137 6-Oct-2012 13:59 Send private message

I wish Google+ was popular amongst my friends as the iPad app is damn good to use.

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