Facebook recently announced that the site now has 150 million mobile users worldwide. Much of this has to do with the rapid growth of app usage, specifically on smartphones.Perhaps not surprisingly, social networking apps are the the fastest growing category of all apps, with download rates increasing by 240% in the last year. Of these, Facebook apps are tend to be the most popular; in fact, Facebook is the number one app across most mobile operating systems. We took a look at the rise of Facebook mobile, and compiled a number of the most interesting facts and figures in the above graphic.
It’s quite amazing.