Facebook reaches half-billion users

July 22, 2010

On Wednesday, Facebook reported that it now has over 500 million users worldwide. In celebration of the milestone, the social networking site has created an application called "Facebook Stories" to document the impact Facebook has had on peoples' lives. According to CheckFacebook.com, the site has over 15.7 million users in Canada, nearly half of the country's population. The latest figures show that the top 3 nations for Facebook users are the US, the UK, and Indonesia. CBC | Facebook blog