India overtakes US as Facebook’s number one user

Prime News, International, San Francisco, July 14:- India has toppled United States (US) to become Facebook’s largest country audience with a total of 241 million active users compared to US  240 million users.

The figures quoted by Facebook indicate that active users in India were growing more than twice as fast as in US, further added that, active users in India are up 27 per cent in the past six months alone, compared to 12 per cent in the US over the same period.

The facts shown very much contradict that despite being the largest country audience, the social media penetration in India remained low with just 19 per cent of its total population using Facebook in June month.

Facebook reports also revealed that more than half of India’s Facebook users were below the age of 25.



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