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Seven remarkable social media facts

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1. Facebook has more monthly users (1.28 billion) than India—the world's second-most populous country—has people (1.24 billion).

2. Apple is sitting on $151 billion, which is enough cash to purchase nearly eight WhatsApps. Facebook scooped up the mobile messaging app for $19 billion last quarter.

3. At 1.28 billion, Facebook has more monthly active users than WhatsApp (500 million), Twitter (255 million) and Instagram (200 million)—combined. The social giant spent $20 billion over the last two years on WhatsApp and Instagram.

4. Facebook has 900 million people using its instant messaging apps Facebook Messenger (200 million), Instagram (200 million) and WhatsApp (500 million).

5. Mark Zuckerberg's mobile arsenal includes at least nine applications: Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Facebook Pages Manager, Paper, Poke, Camera, Instagram, WhatsApp and Moves.

6. Facebook has 1 billion more users than Twitter has.

7. For the first time ever, more than 1 billion people access Facebook on a mobile device on a monthly basis. That's about 1/7 of the people on planet Earth.

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