The Ups and Downs of Social Networks (RT @SaraCera)

#Internet

Thu, Jul 22nd, 2010 15:00 by capnasty NEWS

Facebook has announced that it now has 500m active users, just six years after it was launched. While Facebook has become the poster child of social networking on the web, some others, like MySpace, Flickr and Bebo, appear to have declined in the past year, according to Nielsen NetRatings. This infographic from the BBC website highlights some interesting international variations, both in the amount of time Facebook users spend on the site each month and in the competing networks' popularity in different countries.

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