I just saw β€œThe Social Network” – The facebook movie yesterday, and for the first time, I got to know some mind-blowing facts and figures about the social networking behemoth which really made me think that Mr Mark Zuckerberg deserves the place where he is today, the youngest Billionaire in the world.

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Facebook, today is becoming a threat to the already successful technology giants like Google, Yahoo and Bing as in only a period of 5 years, Facebook has become a phenomenon on the internet and a part of our daily lives. Facebook, which Mark started on the grounds of the exclusivity it had and did not monetize the site for a long time to keep the exclusivity living on, by not showing any irritating ads to the early users. Today, it is one of the most successful website in terms of the its advertisement services.

Facebook vs google

Out of curiosity, I was browsing the internet about more information about Facebook when I came across an interesting Infographic compiled by AllFacebook where they have compared facebook with the Search Engine giant, Google in terms of the Internet traffic share, its employees, revenue generated, the number of users and the overall evaluation of the two giants. [Click on the image to enlarge]

google-vs-facebook-infographic illustration

What are your views on the facts listed above? Do share your views in the comments section below.

8 COMMENTS

  1. Great article. Facebook is clearly taking the web in a new direction and Google+ might just be the answer Google had been waiting to give their market shares the boost to become the clear dominant force on the internet once more.

    We shall see..

    • That is what I am hoping for… Facebook is dominant in the social networking domain.. it would be interesting to see how people react to it when G+ is open to all… Maybe we see news of Facebook traffic dropping πŸ˜‰

    • Google appears to be focusing on segmentation by organizing around “circles,” allowing an easy way to target particular posts to friends, family, colleagues, etc. In fact you can do this on Facebook as well, but Facebook lists are not as easy to find or edit; nor are they as easy to view as a separate stream.

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