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Facebook in 20 Minutes: 2.7M Photos, 10.2M Comments, 4.6M Messages

To celebrate the new year Facebook has shared the results of a little end of the year introspection. It has been a fecund year for Facebook:

  • 43,869,800 changed their status to single
  • 3,025,791 changed their status to "it's complicated"
  • 28,460,516 changed their status to in a relationship
  • 5,974,574 changed their status to engaged
  • 36,774,801 changes their status to married

If these numbers are simply to large to grasp, it doesn't get any better when you look at happens in a mere 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
  • Comments: 10,208,000
  • Message: 4,632,000

If you want to see how Facebook supports these huge numbers take a look at a few posts.

One wonders what the new year will bring?

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Reader Comments (4)

Merry xmas, highscalability ;-)

December 31, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterzerkms

Thanks, and happy new year!

December 31, 2010 | Registered CommenterTodd Hoff

How are these articles related to the main story?

January 4, 2011 | Unregistered Commentervickeybird

The theme is a day in the life vickeybird. Granted, for facebook that's only 20 minutes :-)

January 4, 2011 | Registered CommenterTodd Hoff

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