Saturday, July 03, 2010

Facebook Roundup: Servers, Credits, Spam, Traffic, Food and More

Excerpts from another Facebook snapshot

Facebook Rules – Hitwise reported this week that Facebook accounted for 75.73% of all social networking visits in the U.S. in May.

16B Minutes on Facebook a Day - Data Center Knowledge reported information gathered from Facebook employees Tom Cook and Jonathan Heiliger. Some of the information reported included a guesstimate that Facebook now has about 60,000 servers, as well as the fact that users spent about 16 billion minutes on Facebook daily, that more than 3 billion photos are uploaded each month, that 6 billion pieces of content are shared weekly, 1 million photos viewed every second and the company’s servers perform upwards of 50 million operations a second.

Facebook Roundup: Servers, Credits, Spam, Traffic, Food and More

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