Half of UK population using Facebook

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London, Mar 4: Around 30 million people in the UK, nearly half of its population, are now active Facebook users. The social networking site has announced that four million more people in the UK have registered since Jul 2010, reports The Daily Mail.

According to The Daily Telegraph, Joanna Shields, vice president of Facebook Europe, made the announcement during a conference here and said that the company was 'really excited' about now having 30 million active users.

Facebook, founded by Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, has become a global phenomenon with more than 500 million active users, meaning those users who have logged in during the past 30 days.

Half of the website's users are spending more than 700 billion minutes a month on the site - the equivalent of 1.3 million years. The average user has 130 friends and will create 90 items of content every month.

ANI

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