With the introduction of latest technologies, the world has now shrunk a little more. Internet shortened the distances among people from all parts of the world. But with the development of social networks, these distances have been narrowed down to even greater extent. Among these social networking groups, Facebook holds a very significant position and is widely used all over the world. In last few years, the number of Facebook users in all parts of the globe has been increased in a great deal. Through the help of Facebook, people now can communicate with their loved ones and even grow their circle of social relations. Moreover, Facebook has also been used as a platform to advertise, to launch political campaigns, to spread the message of community services and so on. The importance of Facebook may be analyzed from the events of Arab spring. However, the numbers of users of Facebook are not homogenous in all parts of the world and vary from country to country. Following is the list of top 10 countries with most Facebook users in 2013.
The number of Facebook users is widely increasing in Germany. It is estimated that every German out of three uses Facebook. The total number of Facebook users in Germany is estimated to be 25.2 million which places it on the number ten on the list of top 10 countries with most Facebook users in 2013.
France also holds a great number of Facebook users. It is estimated that the 39% of total French population uses Facebook for various purposes such as to interact with their loved ones, for social networking, for educational purposes, for political campaigns and so on.
With more than 30.2 million users in the country, Philippines on 8th position on the list of top 10 countries with most Facebook users. It is interesting to note that the number of Facebook users in this country is increasing by each passing day. It is estimated that every one out of three inhabitants of this country is on Facebook.
Turkish nation is getting rapidly modernized ever since the fall of Ottoman Empire. In pursuit of getting the membership of European Union, it is observed that Turkey is following the latest trends prevailing in the west, in particular. The number of Facebook users in Turkey is also very large. It is estimated that there are totally 32.3 million, i.e. 44% of total population, users of Facebook in Turkey.
6. United Kingdom
The half of the total 62.6 million population of UK is estimated to be the user of Facebook. Due to these figures, UK holds the 6th position on our list of top 10 countries with most Facebook users.
With 39.8 million users of this great website of social networking, this country is on 5th position on our list. It is estimated that more than 35.6% of total population of this country uses Facebook for different purposes.
Indonesia has a huge population and is regarded as largest Muslim country of the world. The total number of Facebook users in Indonesia is 48.8 million. It is estimated that every one out of five Indonesian uses Facebook. It is also observed that the number of users of Facebook is rapidly increasing in Indonesia and this figure would further increase in the near future.
India is one of the most densely populated countries of world with population of almost one billion. There are more than 61.7 million registered accounts of Facebook in the country. But it is also estimated that the many of the accounts of Facebook in India are fake. However, India enjoys the 3rd position on the list of top 10 countries with most Facebook users.
Another developing nation of the world, Brazil also holds a great number of Facebook users in the country. There are almost 65.6 million users of Facebook in Brazil which helps it to hold the 2nd position on the list of top 10 countries with most Facebook users.
01. United States
USA, the most advanced country in the field of information technology, is one the top of our list. It is estimated that there are almost 165 million users of Facebook in entire United States of America and this figure is expected to rise more in the near future, particularly with the introduction of Facebook applications in mobile phones of almost all standards.