Facebook hits 200 mln users in Latin America

Thursday 15 August 2013 | 08:24 CET | News
Facebook claims to have over 200 million service users in Latin America, which represents nearly 18 percent of its global base. Facebook claims that six out of ten customers in Latin America visit the site each day, El Comercio reports. More than half of the Facebook users in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina log on using a smartphone or tablet.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Facebook
Countries: Latin America
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