250 Million People Love to Check Facebook on Their Phones

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Off the top of my head, I can’t tell you many people hit up Facebook daily, but a freakishly high number of people visit the site on their phones everyday. In fact, Facebook says over 250 million people visit the site monthly on their cellphones.

Just a little over a year ago, the mobile site only had 100 million users. Since then, the number has more than doubled. To be clear, dudes and dudettes, this figure doesn’t include people who regularly access the site through their iPhone or Android app. Their mobile website actually counts for a significant majority of their cellphone traffic.

The company also announced yesterday all the different mobile sites will be rolled into one unified version. Most users probably haven’t noticed all that much, cause they get redirected automatically depending on the device they are using. They either get shown to a touch-optimized web address, or to the really basic, plain-looking (it’s almost gagtastic) one.

The changes are already being slowly implemented. Pretty soon, everyone will be coming to m.facebook.com, and depending on how much your phone time-traveled from the future, certain user interface elements will show up if its supported. It’s magic, people.

(via TechCrunch)

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