Mark Zuckerberg’s company Facebook in a statement said, with 201 million active users , India is placed second after United States in facebook’s active user base ranking, which has 214 million active users. “India has 201 million active users and retains the second place after the US,” a Facebook spokesperson told IANS on Friday. Earlier this year, when Facebook announced its earnings for the fourth quarter and full year 2016, it showed a steady growth in its revenue and user base.
Facebook reported a phenomenal $8.8 billion revenue with $3.56 billion in profit and said more than 1.23 billion people were using the social network every day and that 1.15 billion log in from mobile devices each day.
Facebook earlier announced it now has more than two billion monthly users around the world, with almost 1/4th of them occupied by India and United States. Earlier rumors were rife and were reported by many online internet portals of India facebook users overtaking United states in numbers.
Facebook is a famous social media and social networking platform , registered as a company launched in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook initially launched its first public offering, through IPO, in 2012. Most of the facebook revenue is generated through advertising revenue and is famous for its low click through rate , making it potentially original as advertising service over other competitors.