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Facebook turns 10: A wall of fame... and infamy in Singapore

Published on Feb 2, 2014 6:57 AM
 

More than three million of Facebook's users are from Singapore.

While users spend an average of 8.3 hours on Facebook a month, Singaporeans spend more than twice that, at 19.6 hours a month, making an average of 19 posts a month each on top of commenting on other people's posts.

Singapore has also been home to billionaire Eduardo Saverin, one of the five co-founders of Facebook, since 2009. According to social media analytics firm Socialbakers, the largest number of local users are aged 25 to 34, and they make up 34.5 per cent of all users here. Male users are the majority, but only just - 49 per cent are female.

A study by social media consultancy Rock Publicity in 2012 said two-thirds of users access Facebook on their phone and tablet.

 
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