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With 750 million users, Facebook is absolutly the biggest social media platform. In many countries it is the most or second most visited webpage. And recently my colleague Daniel blogged (in Danish though) about the new Google+ and how quickly they have reached 20 million users (even though it's only a beta version and you have to get an invita...

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I first blogged about MXit last year when I realized MXit was and still is twice as big as Facebook in South Africa. What exactly is this mobile social media really. Why is MXitmore popular than Facebook.

According to this article MXit has 49.498,267 users in 120 countries. South Africa and Nigeria are currently the fastest growing MXit countries. 50% of the users are on Nokia handsets.

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Perhaps MXit's success is just a coincidence or maybe it's because MXit is focusi...

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Here we go - Facebook hits one billion users worldwide. 

Here are some interesting statistics from the document Mark Zuckerberg links to in his notice on Facebook

Characteristics of users joining the week Facebook hit 1 billion

  • The median age of the user is about 22
  • The top five countries where people connected from at the time we reached this milestone were Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mexico and the United States (NOTE: in alphabetical order)
  • Facebook now has 600M mobile users

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