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Key statistics in rise of Facebook
Facebook shares are being offered to the public for 38 US dollars (£24) in one of the biggest ever US stock flotations.
Here are some key facts and figures about the social media giant.
:: 901 million monthly active users at the end of March 2012. Approximately 80% are outside the US and Canada.
:: 526 million daily active users on average in March 2012.
:: 488 million monthly active users used Facebook mobile products in March 2012, and more than 500 million mobile monthly active users as of April 20, 2012.
:: During March 2012, 398 million users were active with Facebook on at least six out of seven days.
:: More than 125 billion friend connections on Facebook at the end of March 2012.
:: On average more than 300 million photos uploaded to Facebook per day in the three months ended March 31, 2012.
:: An average of 3.2 billion Likes and Comments generated by Facebook users per day during the first quarter of 2012.
:: Facebook is available in more than 70 languages.