What 20 Minutes On Facebook Looks Like: 1M Shared Links, 2.7M Photos Uploaded, 10.2M Comments

Democracy UK, a UK-focused political campaigning initiative by Facebook, has just released a number of mind-blowing stats on the massive usage of the network by its 500-plus million members in 2010. Over the course of the year, Facebook reports that 43,869,800 members changed their status to single, 3,025,791 changed their status to “it’s complicated”, 28,460,516 changed their status to in a relationship, 5,974,574 changed their status to engaged and 36,774,801 changes their status to married.

While these numbers are impressive, Facebook’s stats on “what 20 minutes on Facebook looks like,” are even more staggering. According to Facebook, 1 million links are shared every 20 minutes on the network. Here are a few other stats listed:

Tagged photos: 1.3 million

Event invites sent out: 1.5 million

Wall Posts: 1.6 million

Status updates: 1.8 million

Friend requests accepted: 1.97 million

Photos uploaded: 2.7 million

Comments: 10.2 million

Messages: 4.6 million

The most “liked” celebrities in 2010 were Lady Gaga (24,712,169 likes), Eminem (23,729,700 likes), Megan Fox (19,575,080 likes), Vin Diesel (19,425,325 likes), Rihanna (18,903,844 likes), Barack Obama (17,229,885 likes).

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