Happy Birthday Facebook!

It has been 15 years since Facebook first launched and Influence Me are proud to use the platform for our clients on a daily basis to generate significant returns on investment. Here are some fun facts to give you an insight into the sheer size of the social media platform.

  • Facebook was founded when Mark Zuckerburg was 19 years old. 15 years later, his net worth is $62.5 billion making him the richest 39 year old in the world.
  • Facebook now has over 2.27 billion monthly active users. If it were a country, it would be the largest in the world.
  • The guy who painted their first office opted to get paid in shares instead of cash. He is now worth $200 million.
  • In 2009, the founder of WhatsApp was rejected by a job at Facebook. Five years later, they bought his company for $19 billion.
  • The Facebook ‘like’ button is clicked 3 billion times a day (35,000 every second)
  • 79% of all users are accessing Facebook from their mobile
  • Users spend 21 minutes on average on Facebook every day.
  • 73% of Facebook’s ad revenue comes from mobile advertising

How about you? Are you using Facebook’s full capabilities to reach your desired target audience? Get in touch today if you’d like to discuss how we can help meet your business goals.



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