The global network Facebook has 2.5 million Romanian users, half of which come from Bucharest, according to facebrands.ro, a service which monitors Facebook pages in Romania.
After Bucharest with, the next high rankers are Cluj-Napoca, with 105,100 users (8.39 percent of the total), Timisoara, 90,780 (7.25 percent), Iasi, 84,400 (6.74 percent), Constanta, 61,860 (4.94 percent) and Brasov, 56,720 (4.53 percent). The figures were obtained on account of the users’ declarations concerning their locations of residence. However, only 48.34 percent of the total Romanian Facebook users wrote their locations of residence on the social network.
Facebrands.ro monitors the Romanian Facebook pages created by institutions and people, showing their fanbase evolution on days and weeks, together with other pages in the same category. Over 3,000 pages, grouped in 47 categories, are currently monitored by the website, a number due to reach 5,000 in the following weeks. In the general page classification, Romanian singer Inna is currently number 1 with over 2 million fans, followed by Edward Maya, with around 210,000 fans, and Akcent, 203,000 fans.
Worldwide, there are over 500 million active Facebook users.