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Facebook enjoyed a record 1.1 billion photo uploads over New Year's Day and Eve

Facebook's New Year's Eve and Day was great, saw a record 1.1 billion photos uploaded.

@anthony256
Published Fri, Jan 18 2013 1:35 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:25 PM CST

I'm a huge Facebook users, and upload heaps of pics on a weekly, or daily basis - but just how many photos were uploaded over the New Year's Day and New Year's Eve period? An insane, and record-breaking 1.1 billion photos.

Facebook enjoyed a record 1.1 billion photo uploads over New Year's Day and Eve | TweakTown.com

The social network sees around 300 million photos uploaded on an average day, so that is a huge spike in uploads. The 2010 NYE and New Year's Day period saw just 750 million photos uploaded. Facebook's total collection of users' photos now exceeds 240 billion, which founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced at the Graph Search launch on Tuesday.

All of these 240 billion photos will be indexed within Facebook's new internal search engine.

NEWS SOURCE:techcrunch.com

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