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Facebook Is As Big As The Internet Of 2004

Facebook’s population is currently at 800 million users, which is slightly more users than the Internet of early 2004, based on data from InternetWorldStats.com. Check out a chart chronicling the growth of the Internet after the jump.

To put this into perspective, keep in mind that the Internet population of Europe, including Russia, is 727 million, and that of Asia is 922 million, which lands Facebook smack dab in the middle:

In December 2008, Facebook only had 140 million users.

Facebook’s active user base is made up of 38% of the entire current Internet population.

Images via InternetWorldStats, Pingdom and UnicornParty.

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