Facebook added about 50 million users worldwide during the April-June quarter. Facebook now has more than 950 million people using the service in a given month, 29 percent more than a year ago.

The company said 543 million of them accessed the service through a mobile device, a 67 percent increase.

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More than 950 million peole using the service in a given month

Facebook also said it had a daily average of 552 million users in June, a 32 percent increase from a year ago.

The latest numbers came Thursday as Facebook reported its quarterly earnings for the first time as a public company.

Here is a look at how the number of active users at Facebook has grown:

  • 1 million – End of 2004.
  • 5.5 million – End of 2005.
  • 12 million – End of 2006.
  • 20 million – April 2007.
  • 50 million – October 2007.
  • 100 million – August 2008.
  • 150 million – January 2009.
  • 175 million – February 2009.
  • 200 million – April 2009.
  • 250 million – July 2009.
  • 300 million – September 2009.
  • 350 million – End of 2009.
  • 400 million – February 2010.
  • 500 million – July 2010.
  • 608 million – End of 2010.
  • 750 million – July 2011.
  • 800 million – September 2011.
  • 845 million – End of 2011.
  • 901 million – March 2012.
  • 955 million – June 2012.

Source: Facebook Inc.

Associated Press

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