Facebook continues to expand and gradually approaches a new milestone in their numbers. The firm could exceed 1,000 million users in six months , according to estimates by the firm iCrossing.
Gregory Lyons, senior analyst at consulting firm that has established a calculation based on the organic growth of the platform. If this continues to evolve at the same rate, the thousand thousand will be achieved in the month of August. The latest official data provided by the firm of Mark Zuckerberg f8 conference provided in September, put the Facebook user base of 800 million people.
Lyons echoes a trend that began producing for months: the recession or zero growth of social network users registered in countries where Facebook began to popularize, United States and United Kingdom.
As the face of the coin, the expert emphasizes the good reception that the tool would be taking and populous emerging markets such as India or Brazil. “Both are large countries with millions of potential users who have not yet registered with Facebook. With only 3% of India’s population and 16% of the Brazilian social network (compared with 49% of Americans and 47% of British), are countries that clearly contribute to its continued growth, “explains the analyst.