Yes, that's absolutely true. And therefore all of these numbers need to
be taken with grain of salt. But, I don't think it changes my point:
Which is that there's an enormous amount of people. Even if 10% of the
accounts are duplicates, it's still an enormous amount of people.
But my real point was: no matter how big it is, it's not even close to
On 9/21/2012 1:00 AM, Norm Dennis wrote:
Sorry for the off topic response.
Just on the Facebook volume of users, these days there are many companies
utilising Facebook for a variety of reasons.
That artificially inflates the person user numbers, not to mention that
there are a vast numbers of fake and duplicate user numbers.
I am not a great fan of FB but I have an account and I have 'test' account
(no friends) that I can use to test the security and visibility on my normal
I also have an account for my company.
Three accounts for myself.
I don't believe I am the only one with multiple accounts, which would
suggest that the numbers are artificially inflated to some extent.
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Scott Klement
Sent: Friday, 21 September 2012 12:06 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Redbooks
Facebook has a little less than 1 billion users. That's a pretty impressive
number... If Facebook were a country, it'd be the 3rd largest country on
But, even so, it means that 5/6 of the world are not using it.
On 9/20/2012 9:05 PM, franz400 wrote:
perhaps I'm the only one on the list not a registered Facebook user.
This is the 2nd survey in 2 days I tried to respond to that was users
1st it was a security requirement of a customer to not have
connections to social sites...
Later my kids said "Nooooooooo!".
I guess FB has become the one & only...
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